Malicious Package Affecting com.github.codingandcoding:mail-watcher-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-1059414

  • 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:mail-watcher-plugin altogether.

Overview

com.github.codingandcoding:mail-watcher-plugin is a malicious package.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Malicious Package. Inside the JAR, the backdoored code exists in the send() method of MailWatcherNotification.class which, once again, contains a different hardcoded C2 server.

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