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Improperly Controlled Modification of Object Prototype Attributes ('Prototype Pollution')

CVE-2019-10792

Severity Medium
Score 6.3/10

Summary

bodymen before 1.1.1 is vulnerable to Prototype Pollution. The handler function could be tricked into adding or modifying properties of Object.prototype using a __proto__ payload.

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CWE-1321 - Prototype Pollution

Prototype pollution is one of the lesser-known vulnerabilities. It allows attackers to abuse the rules of JavaScript by injecting properties into the general object “Object” in JS. Modifying the prototype of “Object” affects the behavior of all objects in the entire app, potentially resulting in denial of service, arbitrary code execution, cross-site scripting, etc.

Advisory Timeline

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