Malicious Package Affecting com.github.codingandcoding:maven-compiler-plugin Open this link in a new tab package, versions [0,]


0.0
critical
  • Exploit Maturity

    Mature

  • Attack Complexity

    Low

  • Confidentiality

    High

  • Integrity

    High

  • Availability

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-JAVA-COMGITHUBCODINGANDCODING-1059413

  • published

    14 Jan 2021

  • disclosed

    13 Jan 2021

  • credit

    Sonatype Security Research Team

Introduced: 13 Jan 2021

Malicious CWE-506 Open this link in a new tab

How to fix?

Avoid using com.github.codingandcoding:maven-compiler-plugin altogether.

Overview

com.github.codingandcoding:maven-compiler-plugin is a malicious package.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Malicious Package. Within the JAR of this component, the malicious code exists in the execute() method of the CompilerMojo.class file, which contains a hardcoded C2 server link.

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