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- Snyk ID SNYK-JS-PORTPROCESSES-1078536
- published 31 Mar 2021
- disclosed 23 Feb 2021
- credit OmniTaint
How to fix?
portprocesses to version 1.0.5 or higher.
portprocesses is a This tool letes you list and kill processes on a specified port.
Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Arbitrary Command Injection. If (attacker-controlled) user input is given to the
killProcess function, it is possible for an attacker to execute arbitrary commands.
This is due to use of the
exec function without input sanitization.
PoC (provided by reporter):
var portprocesses = require('portprocesses'); portprocesses.killProcess('$(touch success)');