Command Injection Affecting node-prompt-here package, versions *


0.0
medium

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity High
    Confidentiality High

    Threat Intelligence

    Exploit Maturity Proof of concept
    EPSS 0.97% (83rd percentile)
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NVD
9.8 critical

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-JS-NODEPROMPTHERE-560115
  • published 13 Mar 2020
  • disclosed 13 Mar 2020
  • credit JHU System Security Lab

How to fix?

There is no fixed version for node-prompt-here.

Overview

node-prompt-here is a package to open a console window at given absolute directory.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Command Injection. The runCommand() is called by getDevices() function in file linux/manager.js, which is required by the index. process.env.NM_CLI in the file "linux/manager.js" . This function is used to construct the argument of function execSync(), which can be controlled by users without any sanitization.

PoC

process.env.NM_CLI = 'echo vulnerable > create.txt & nmcli';
var root = require("network-manager");
root.getDevices();

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