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- Snyk ID SNYK-JS-PORTKILLER-1078533
- published 18 Mar 2021
- disclosed 23 Feb 2021
- credit OmniTaint
How to fix?
There is no fixed version for
port-killer is a Kills the process running on a given port (assuming you have permission to do so)
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.
Running this PoC will cause the command
touch success to be executed, leading to the creation of a file called
PoC (provided by reporter):
var port_killer = require('port-killer');