Arbitrary Code Execution Affecting mathjs Open this link in a new tab package, versions <3.13.3


0.0
medium
  • Attack Complexity

    High

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  • snyk-id

    npm:mathjs:20170527

  • published

    28 Jan 2018

  • disclosed

    27 May 2017

  • credit

    Jos De Jong

Introduced: 27 May 2017

CWE-94 Open this link in a new tab

How to fix?

Upgrade mathjs to version 3.13.3 or higher.

Overview

mathjs is an extensive math library for JavaScript and Node.js.

Affected versions of the package are vulnerable to Arbitrary Code Execution. The isSafeMethod was able to call other methods (like bind) which is not allowed and could cause code execution on the remote server.