National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability
Database

CVE-2016-10566 Detail

Description

install-nw is a module which quickly and robustly installs and caches NW.js. install-nw versions below 1.1.5 download binary resources over HTTP, which leaves it vulnerable to MITM attacks. It may be possible to cause remote code execution (RCE) by swapping out the requested binary with an attacker controlled binary if the attacker is on the network or positioned in between the user and the remote server.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/29/2018

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about this page to nvd@nist.gov.

Hyperlink Resource
https://nodesecurity.io/advisories/204

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-10566
NVD Published Date:
05/29/2018
NVD Last Modified:
05/29/2018