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- Snyk ID SNYK-JS-LEXICALUTILS-5537096
- published 16 May 2023
- disclosed 16 May 2023
- credit Snyk Research Team
Introduced: 16 May 2023New Malicious CVE NOT AVAILABLE CWE-506 Open this link in a new tab
How to fix?
Avoid using all malicious instances of the
lexicalutils 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.