CVE-2018-21268 Detail

Description

The traceroute (aka node-traceroute) package through 1.0.0 for Node.js allows remote command injection via the host parameter. This occurs because the Child.exec() method, which is considered to be not entirely safe, is used. In particular, an OS command can be placed after a newline character.


Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  MITRE
Base Score:  10.0 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:L


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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/jaw187/node-traceroute/commit/b99ee024a01a40d3d20a92ad3769cc78a3f6386f
https://github.com/jaw187/node-traceroute/tags
https://medium.com/@shay_62828/shell-command-injection-through-traceroute-npm-package-a4cf7b6553e3
https://snyk.io/vuln/npm:traceroute:20160311
https://www.linkedin.com/posts/op-innovate_shell-command-injection-through-traceroute-activity-6678956453086191616-Rcpy
https://www.npmjs.com/advisories/1465
https://www.npmjs.com/package/traceroute
https://www.op-c.net/2020/06/17/shell-command-injection-through-traceroute-npm-package/

Weakness Enumeration

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-21268
NVD Published Date:
06/25/2020
NVD Last Modified:
06/25/2020
Source:
MITRE