Authentication Bypass Affecting loopback package, versions <3.16.2



    Attack Complexity Low

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  • Snyk ID npm:loopback:20171027
  • published 6 Mar 2018
  • disclosed 26 Oct 2017
  • credit Unknown

Introduced: 26 Oct 2017

CVE NOT AVAILABLE CWE-592 Open this link in a new tab

How to fix?

Upgrade loopback to version 3.16.2 or higher.


loopback is an Open Source Framework for Node.js.

Affected versions of the package are vulnerable to Authentication Bypass. It allowes users to change Admin's password by using their regular access token in case they have the same id and the same password.