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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor

CVE-2017-16066

Severity High
Score 7.5/10

Summary

opencv.js was a malicious module published with the intent to hijack environment variables. It has been unpublished by npm.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • NONE

CWE-200 - Information Exposure

An information exposure vulnerability is categorized as an information flow (IF) weakness, which can potentially allow unauthorized access to otherwise classified information in the application, such as confidential personal information (demographics, financials, health records, etc.), business secrets, and the application's internal environment.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published