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CVE-2017-16003 Detail

Description

windows-build-tools is a module for installing C++ Build Tools for Windows using npm. windows-build-tools versions below 1.0.0 download 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 resources with an attacker controlled copy 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

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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/felixrieseberg/windows-build-tools/commit/9835d33e68f2cb5e4d148e954bb3ed0221d98e90
https://nodesecurity.io/advisories/304

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CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-16003
NVD Published Date:
05/29/2018
NVD Last Modified:
05/29/2018