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CVE-2022-4742

json-pointer index.js set prototype pollution

Reserved:2022-12-26
Published:2022-12-26
Updated:2024-04-04

Description

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in json-pointer up to 0.6.1. Affected by this issue is the function set of the file index.js. The manipulation leads to improperly controlled modification of object prototype attributes ('prototype pollution'). The attack may be launched remotely. Upgrading to version 0.6.2 is able to address this issue. The patch is identified as 859c9984b6c407fc2d5a0a7e47c7274daa681941. It is recommended to upgrade the affected component. VDB-216794 is the identifier assigned to this vulnerability.

Eine kritische Schwachstelle wurde in json-pointer bis 0.6.1 entdeckt. Hierbei geht es um die Funktion set der Datei index.js. Mittels Manipulieren mit unbekannten Daten kann eine improperly controlled modification of object prototype attributes ('prototype pollution')-Schwachstelle ausgenutzt werden. Umgesetzt werden kann der Angriff über das Netzwerk. Ein Aktualisieren auf die Version 0.6.2 vermag dieses Problem zu lösen. Der Patch wird als 859c9984b6c407fc2d5a0a7e47c7274daa681941 bezeichnet. Als bestmögliche Massnahme wird das Einspielen eines Upgrades empfohlen.



MEDIUM: 6.3CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
MEDIUM: 6.3CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
6.5AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P (CVSS 2.0)

Problem types

CWE-1321 Improperly Controlled Modification of Object Prototype Attributes ('Prototype Pollution')

Timeline

2022-12-26:Advisory disclosed
2022-12-26:CVE reserved
2022-12-26:VulDB entry created
2024-04-04:VulDB entry last update

Credits

hifoz (VulDB User) analyst

References

https://vuldb.com/?id.216794 (VDB-216794 | json-pointer index.js set prototype pollution) vdb-entry technical-description

https://vuldb.com/?ctiid.216794 (VDB-216794 | CTI Indicators (IOB, IOC, TTP, IOA)) signature permissions-required

https://github.com/manuelstofer/json-pointer/pull/36 issue-tracking

https://github.com/manuelstofer/json-pointer/commit/859c9984b6c407fc2d5a0a7e47c7274daa681941 patch

cve.org CVE-2022-4742

nvd.nist.gov CVE-2022-4742

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