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CVE-2013-4116 Detail

Current Description

lib/npm.js in Node Packaged Modules (npm) before 1.3.3 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files with predictable names that are created when unpacking archives.

Source:  MITRE
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CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/07/10/17
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/07/11/9
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/61083
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=715325
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=983917
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/87141
https://github.com/npm/npm/commit/f4d31693 Exploit Patch
https://github.com/npm/npm/issues/3635

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-59 Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:npmjs:node_packaged_modules:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
1.3.2


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-4116
NVD Published Date:
04/22/2014
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017