Authentication Bypass Affecting ghost package, versions <0.5.9



    Attack Complexity Low

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  • Snyk ID npm:ghost:20150303-4
  • published 30 May 2017
  • disclosed 2 Mar 2015
  • credit Matteo Beccaro

How to fix?

Upgrade ghost to version 0.5.9 or higher.


ghost is a blogging platform. Affected versions of the package are vulnerable to Authentication Bypass. An authenticated user can spoof an HTTP GET request with any username to access any other users’ drafts. This is due to the user parameter not being validated upon the request.