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CVE-2020-36618 Detail

Description

A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in Furqan node-whois. Affected is an unknown function of the file index.coffee. The manipulation leads to improperly controlled modification of object prototype attributes ('prototype pollution'). It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The name of the patch is 46ccc2aee8d063c7b6b4dee2c2834113b7286076. It is recommended to apply a patch to fix this issue. The identifier of this vulnerability is VDB-216252.


Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  VulDB
Base Score:  6.3 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L


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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/FurqanSoftware/node-whois/commit/46ccc2aee8d063c7b6b4dee2c2834113b7286076 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/FurqanSoftware/node-whois/pull/105 Exploit  Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://vuldb.com/?id.216252 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-1321 Improperly Controlled Modification of Object Prototype Attributes ('Prototype Pollution') cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-74 Improper Neutralization of Special Elements in Output Used by a Downstream Component ('Injection') Provider acceptance level VulDB  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-36618
NVD Published Date:
12/19/2022
NVD Last Modified:
11/06/2023
Source:
VulDB