Vulnerability identifier: #VU18092
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: Yes
Vendor: The jQuery Team
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
The vulnerability exists due to prototype pollution. A remote attacker can trick the
extend function can into modifying the prototype of
when the attacker controls part of the structure passed to this function. This can let an attacker add or modify an existing property that will then exist on all objects and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
Update to version 3.4.0.
Vulnerable software versions
jQuery: 1.0.0 - 3.3.1
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. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.