Malicious Package Affecting spider-monkey package, versions >=0.0.0


0.0
high

Snyk CVSS

    Exploit Maturity Mature
    Attack Complexity High
    User Interaction Required
    Scope Changed
    Confidentiality High
    Integrity High
    Availability High

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-RUBY-SPIDERMONKEY-566814
  • published 17 Apr 2020
  • disclosed 17 Apr 2020
  • credit Reversing Labs

How to fix?

Avoid using spider-monkey altogether.

Overview

spider-monkey is a malicious package.

Affected versions of this package were found to be a Malicious Package, as it utilised typosquatting to run Malicious 3rd party scripts. It replaced genuine packages using an _ and replaced it with - and vice versa

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