Insertion of Sensitive Information into Log File Affecting npm-registry-fetch package, versions <4.0.5 >=5.0.0 <8.1.1

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  • published

    8 Jul 2020

  • disclosed

    7 Jul 2020

  • credit


Introduced: 7 Jul 2020

CWE-532 Open this link in a new tab

How to fix?

Upgrade npm-registry-fetch to version 4.0.5, 8.1.1 or higher.


npm-registry-fetch is a Fetch-based http client for use with npm registry APIs

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Insertion of Sensitive Information into Log File through log files. The package supports URLs like <protocol>://[<user>[:<password>]@]<hostname>[:<port>][:][/]<path>. The password value is not redacted and is printed to stdout and also to any generated log files.