Malicious Package Affecting request Open this link in a new tab package, versions [0,]


0.0
critical
  • Exploit Maturity

    Mature

  • Attack Complexity

    Low

  • User Interaction

    Required

  • Scope

    Changed

  • Confidentiality

    High

  • Integrity

    High

  • Availability

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-PYTHON-REQUEST-2870625

  • published

    15 Jun 2022

  • disclosed

    15 Jun 2022

  • credit

    Ax Sharma

Introduced: 15 Jun 2022

New Malicious CWE-506 Open this link in a new tab

How to fix?

Avoid using request altogether.

Overview

request is a malicious package. This package uses "typosquatting" to bait unaware users to install it. The package contains a malicious payload in the setup.py file, which leads to remotely downloading and executing a malicious code.

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