Backdoor in ua-parser-js NPM repository



Published: 2021-10-26
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID N/A
CWE-ID CWE-506
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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UAParser.js
Web applications / JS libraries

Vendor Faisal Salman

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Embedded malicious code (backdoor)

EUVDB-ID: #VU57636

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: N/A

CWE-ID: CWE-506 - Embedded Malicious Code

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access to the application.

The vulnerability exists due to presence of embedded malicious functionality in the application code (aka backdoor) that allows a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access to the application.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

UAParser.js: 0.7.29 - 1.0.0


CPE2.3 External links

http://github.com/faisalman/ua-parser-js/issues/536
http://github.com/advisories/GHSA-pjwm-rvh2-c87w

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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