codecov-node up to 3.6.4 on npm Incomplete Fix CVE-2020-7596 lib/codecov.js exec gcov-root os command injection

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A vulnerability was found in codecov-node up to 3.6.4 on npm and classified as critical. Affected by this issue is the function exec in the library lib/codecov.js of the component Incomplete Fix CVE-2020-7596. The manipulation of the argument gcov-root as part of a Argument leads to a os command injection vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-78. The product constructs all or part of an OS command using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify the intended OS command when it is sent to a downstream component. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

codecov-node npm module before 3.6.5 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands.The value provided as part of the gcov-root argument is executed by the exec function within lib/codecov.js. This vulnerability exists due to an incomplete fix of CVE-2020-7596.

The weakness was released 02/17/2020. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2020-7597 since 01/21/2020. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be launched remotely. Required for exploitation is a simple authentication. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1202.

Upgrading to version 3.6.5 eliminates this vulnerability.

Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at VDB-185217, VDB-221436, VDB-223654 and VDB-223655.






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Class: Os command injection
CWE: CWE-78 / CWE-74 / CWE-707

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Upgrade: codecov-node 3.6.5


01/21/2020 🔍
02/17/2020 +27 days 🔍
02/18/2020 +1 days 🔍
04/01/2024 +1504 days 🔍


Advisory: 02cf13d8b93ac547b5b4c2cfe186b7d874fd234f
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CVE: CVE-2020-7597 (🔍)
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Created: 02/18/2020 09:04 AM
Updated: 04/01/2024 10:24 AM
Changes: 02/18/2020 09:04 AM (41), 02/18/2020 09:09 AM (17), 04/01/2024 10:24 AM (21)
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