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CVE-2018-12123 Detail

Current Description

Node.js: All versions prior to Node.js 6.15.0, 8.14.0, 10.14.0 and 11.3.0: Hostname spoofing in URL parser for javascript protocol: If a Node.js application is using url.parse() to determine the URL hostname, that hostname can be spoofed by using a mixed case "javascript:" (e.g. "javAscript:") protocol (other protocols are not affected). If security decisions are made about the URL based on the hostname, they may be incorrect.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/28/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 1.4
Exploitability Score: 2.8


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Low
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
https://nodejs.org/en/blog/vulnerability/november-2018-security-releases/ Patch Vendor Advisory

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-12123
NVD Published Date:
11/28/2018
NVD Last Modified:
12/26/2018