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CVE-2023-48711 Detail

Description

google-translate-api-browser is an npm package which interfaces with the google translate web api. A Server-Side Request Forgery (SSRF) Vulnerability is present in applications utilizing the `google-translate-api-browser` package and exposing the `translateOptions` to the end user. An attacker can set a malicious `tld`, causing the application to return unsafe URLs pointing towards local resources. The `translateOptions.tld` field is not properly sanitized before being placed in the Google translate URL. This can allow an attacker with control over the `translateOptions` to set the `tld` to a payload such as `@127.0.0.1`. This causes the full URL to become `https://translate.google.@127.0.0.1/...`, where `translate.google.` is the username used to connect to localhost. An attacker can send requests within internal networks and the local host. Should any HTTPS application be present on the internal network with a vulnerability exploitable via a GET call, then it would be possible to exploit this using this vulnerability. This issue has been addressed in release version 4.1.3. Users are advised to upgrade. There are no known workarounds for this vulnerability.


Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score matches with CNA score
CNA:  GitHub, Inc.
Base Score:  3.7 LOW
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/cjvnjde/google-translate-api-browser/commit/33c2eac4a21c6504409e7b06dd16e6346f93d34b Patch 
https://github.com/cjvnjde/google-translate-api-browser/security/advisories/GHSA-4233-7q5q-m7p6 Exploit  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-918 Server-Side Request Forgery (SSRF) Provider acceptance level GitHub, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2023-48711
NVD Published Date:
11/24/2023
NVD Last Modified:
12/01/2023
Source:
GitHub, Inc.