Privilege Escalation Affecting Open this link in a new tab package, versions [0,]

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  • snyk-id


  • published

    25 Mar 2021

  • disclosed

    24 Mar 2021

  • credit

    Jonathan Leitschuh

How to fix?

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Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Privilege Escalation. In Netflix OSS Hollow, since the Files.exists(parent) is run before creating the directories, an attacker can pre-create these directories with wide permissions. Additionally, since an insecure source of randomness is used, the file names to be created can be deterministically calculated.