This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to modify files on the system.
The vulnerability exists due to .set() function that is responsible for setting the configuration properties is vulnerable to Prototype Pollution. A remote attacker can provide a specially crafted property, leading to prototype object pollution.Mitigation
Install update from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
nconf: 0.1.0 - 0.11.3
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.