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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor


Severity Medium
Score 5.3/10


The module botbait is a tool to be used to track bot and automated tools usage with-in the npm ecosystem. botbait is known to record and track user information. The module tracks the following information. Source IP process.versions process.platform How the module was invoked (test, require, pre-install)

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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.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published