Remote Code Execution (RCE) Affecting github.com/thoughtworks/talisman package, versions <1.4.0


0.0
medium
  • Exploit Maturity

    Proof of concept

  • Attack Complexity

    High

  • Privileges Required

    High

  • Confidentiality

    High

  • Integrity

    High

  • Availability

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-GOLANG-GITHUBCOMTHOUGHTWORKSTALISMAN-597480

  • published

    9 Aug 2020

  • disclosed

    6 Aug 2020

  • credit

    svishwanath-tw

How to fix?

Upgrade github.com/thoughtworks/talisman to version 1.4.0 or higher.

Overview

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Remote Code Execution (RCE).

PoC

  1. Create a malicious program and rename it to git.exe push commit to a repo.
  2. Now run talisman with --scan or --githook pre-commit

References