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.


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

Weakness Enumeration

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

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-4116
NVD Published Date:
04/22/2014
NVD Last Modified:
10/14/2020
Source:
MITRE