Malicious Package Affecting bufger-xor package, versions *



    Attack Complexity Low
    Confidentiality High
    Integrity High
    Availability High

    Threat Intelligence

    Exploit Maturity Mature

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-JS-BUFGERXOR-474526
  • published 27 Oct 2019
  • disclosed 25 Oct 2019
  • credit Microsoft Vulnerability Research

Introduced: 25 Oct 2019

Malicious CVE NOT AVAILABLE CWE-506 Open this link in a new tab

How to fix?

Avoid using bufger-xor altogether.


bufger-xor is a malicious package.

The package targeted the Ethereum cryptocurrency and performed transactions to wallets not controlled by the user.