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Untrusted Search Path


Severity High
Score 8.8/10


PNPM before v6.15.1 was discovered to contain an untrusted search path which causes the application to behave in unexpected ways when users execute PNPM commands in a directory containing malicious content. This vulnerability occurs when the application is ran on Windows OS.

  • LOW
  • HIGH
  • NONE
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  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-426 - Untrusted Search Path

The application searches for critical resources using an externally-supplied search path that can point to resources that are not under the application's direct control.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published