Bug 1671878 (CVE-2018-16487) - CVE-2018-16487 lodash: Prototype pollution in utilities function
Summary: CVE-2018-16487 lodash: Prototype pollution in utilities function
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2018-16487
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1671880 1671879 1692352
Blocks: 1671882
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2019-02-01 23:15 UTC by Laura Pardo
Modified: 2019-09-29 15:07 UTC (History)
11 users (show)

Fixed In Version: nodejs-lodash 4.17.11
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Description Laura Pardo 2019-02-01 23:15:28 UTC
A prototype pollution vulnerability was found in lodash <4.17.11 where the functions merge, mergeWith, and defaultsDeep can be tricked into adding or modifying properties of Object.prototype.


References:
https://hackerone.com/reports/380873

Upstream Patch:
https://github.com/lodash/lodash/commit/90e6199a161b6445b01454517b40ef65ebecd2ad

Comment 1 Laura Pardo 2019-02-01 23:15:45 UTC
Created lodash tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1671879]


Created nodejs-lodash tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1671880]

Comment 3 Riccardo Schirone 2019-03-25 12:35:38 UTC
rh-nodejs8-nodejs does not install modules that export the vulnerable functions, however they may be used internally.

Comment 5 Sam Fowler 2019-05-16 06:21:11 UTC
External References:

https://hackerone.com/reports/380873
https://www.npmjs.com/advisories/782

Comment 6 Jason Shepherd 2019-08-08 05:50:08 UTC
This vulnerability is out of security support scope for the following product:

 * Red Hat Mobile Application Platform

 Please refer to https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/rhmap for more details


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