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- Snyk ID npm:npm:20130708
- published 13 Feb 2017
- disclosed 7 Jul 2013
- credit Daniel Kahn Gillmor
How to fix?
npm to version 1.3.3 or higher.
Affected versions of the package are vulnerable to Symlink attack due to predictable tmp folder names, which were named
/tmp/npm-$PID. An attacker waiting for a process named
npm- to load could then go to the folder and arbitrarily change the files in the tmp folder.