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CVE-2016-1202 Detail

Current Description

Untrusted search path vulnerability in Atom Electron before 0.33.5 allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse Node.js module in a parent directory of a directory named on a require line.

Source:  MITRE
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Evaluator Description

CWE-426: Untrusted Search Path

Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://jvn.jp/en/jp/JVN00324715/index.html Vendor Advisory
http://jvndb.jvn.jp/jvndb/JVNDB-2016-000054 Vendor Advisory
https://github.com/electron/electron/commit/9a2e2b365d061ec10cd861391fd5b1344af7194d
https://github.com/electron/electron/pull/2976

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-Other Other NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:atom:electron
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
0.33.4


Change History

2 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-1202
NVD Published Date:
04/25/2016
NVD Last Modified:
05/04/2016