Concatenating unsanitized user input in the `whereis` npm module < 0.4.1 allowed an attacker to execute arbitrary commands. The `whereis` module is deprecated and it is recommended to use the `which` npm module instead.
Published 2018-07-30 18:29:01
Updated 2019-10-09 23:40:37
Source HackerOne
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Vulnerability category: Input validation

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2018-3772

0.29%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 65 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2018-3772

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.5
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
10.0
6.4
NIST
9.8
CRITICAL CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
3.9
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2018-3772

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
  • The product constructs all or part of a command using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify the intended command when it is sent to a downstream component.
    Assigned by: support@hackerone.com (Secondary)

References for CVE-2018-3772

Products affected by CVE-2018-3772

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