CVE-2018-16472 Detail

Current Description

A prototype pollution attack in cached-path-relative versions <=1.0.1 allows an attacker to inject properties on Object.prototype which are then inherited by all the JS objects through the prototype chain causing a DoS attack.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://hackerone.com/reports/390847 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-400 Uncontrolled Resource Consumption Reference acceptance level HackerOne  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-16472
NVD Published Date:
11/06/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019
Source:
HackerOne