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CVE-2021-31597 Detail

Current Description

The xmlhttprequest-ssl package before 1.6.1 for Node.js disables SSL certificate validation by default, because rejectUnauthorized (when the property exists but is undefined) is considered to be false within the https.request function of Node.js. In other words, no certificate is ever rejected.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  9.4 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:L


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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/mjwwit/node-XMLHttpRequest/commit/bf53329b61ca6afc5d28f6b8d2dc2e3ca740a9b2 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/mjwwit/node-XMLHttpRequest/compare/v1.6.0...1.6.1 Release Notes  Third Party Advisory 
https://people.kingsds.network/wesgarland/xmlhttprequest-ssl-vuln.txt Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20210618-0004/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-295 Improper Certificate Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2021-31597
NVD Published Date:
04/22/2021
NVD Last Modified:
06/18/2021
Source:
MITRE