restforce up to 2.x URI Encoding API Request encoding error

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in restforce up to 2.x. Affected is an unknown code block of the component URI Encoding. The manipulation as part of a API Request leads to a encoding error vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-172. The product does not properly encode or decode the data, resulting in unexpected values. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Insufficient URI encoding in restforce before 3.0.0 allows attacker to inject arbitrary parameters into Salesforce API requests.

The bug was discovered 07/31/2018. The weakness was published 08/03/2018 (GitHub Repository). The advisory is available at This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2018-3777 since 12/27/2017. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 3 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

Upgrading to version 3.0.0 eliminates this vulnerability.




CPE 2.3info

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Class: Encoding error
CWE: CWE-172
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Upgrade: restforce 3.0.0


12/27/2017 🔍
07/31/2018 +215 days 🔍
08/03/2018 +2 days 🔍
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08/04/2018 +1 days 🔍
04/29/2023 +1729 days 🔍


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CVE: CVE-2018-3777 (🔍)


Created: 08/04/2018 08:36 AM
Updated: 04/29/2023 03:30 PM
Changes: 08/04/2018 08:36 AM (58), 03/13/2020 11:50 AM (2), 04/29/2023 03:30 PM (4)
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