GHSA-mwq8-fjpf-c2gr

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Source
https://github.com/advisories/GHSA-mwq8-fjpf-c2gr
Import Source
https://github.com/github/advisory-database/blob/main/advisories/github-reviewed/2023/03/GHSA-mwq8-fjpf-c2gr/GHSA-mwq8-fjpf-c2gr.json
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https://api.osv.dev/v1/vulns/GHSA-mwq8-fjpf-c2gr
Aliases
Published
2023-03-30T20:19:18Z
Modified
2023-11-08T04:12:10.581709Z
Severity
  • CVSS_V3 - CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:H
Summary
Prototype pollution in matrix-js-sdk (part 2)
Details

Impact

In certain configurations, data sent by remote servers containing special strings in key locations could cause modifications of the Object.prototype, disrupting matrix-js-sdk functionality, causing denial of service and potentially affecting program logic.

(This is part 2, where CVE-2022-36059 / GHSA-rfv9-x7hh-xc32 is part 1. Part 2 covers remaining vectors not covered by part 1, found in a codebase audit scheduled after part 1.)

Patches

The issue has been patched in matrix-js-sdk 24.0.0.

Workarounds

None.

References

  • Release blog post
  • The advisory GHSA-rfv9-x7hh-xc32 (CVE-2022-36059) refers to an initial set of vulnerable locations discovered and patched in matrix-js-sdk 19.4.0. We opted not to disclose that advisory while we performed an audit of the codebase and are now disclosing it jointly with this one.

For more information

If you have any questions or comments about this advisory please email us at security at matrix.org.

References

Affected packages

npm / matrix-js-sdk

Package

Affected ranges

Type
SEMVER
Events
Introduced
0The exact introduced commit is unknown
Fixed
24.0.0