Malicious Package Affecting package, versions =99.99.0

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  • published

    5 Aug 2022

  • disclosed

    11 Aug 2022

  • credit

    Snyk Research Team

Introduced: 5 Aug 2022

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First added by Snyk

How to fix?

Avoid using altogether.

Overview is a malicious package. The package's name is based on existing repositories, namespaces, or components used by popular companies in an effort to trick employees into downloading it, also known as 'dependency confusion'. Therefore, you're only vulnerable if this package was installed from the public NPM registry rather than your private registry.

Note: This malicious package was uncovered by one of Snyk's automated algorithms, and was confirmed to contain malicious code by our Security Research Team. For more context, please visit our blogpost.