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- Snyk ID SNYK-JS-KILLPROCESSBYNAME-1078534
- published 15 Mar 2021
- disclosed 23 Feb 2021
- credit OmniTaint
How to fix?
There is no fixed version for
kill-process-by-name is a Kills all processes by a certain program
Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Arbitrary Command Injection. If (attacker-controlled) user input is given, it is possible for an attacker to execute arbitrary commands.
This is due to use of the
exec function without input sanitization in the
PoC (provided by reporter):
var kill_process_by_name = require('kill-process-by-name'); kill_process_by_name('$(touch success)');