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CVE-2022-2421 - Socket.io - Improper type validation in attachment parsing

CVE CVE-2022-2421
Case DIVD-2022-00045
Credits
  • Discovered by Thomas Rinsma (Codean)
Products Socket.io:
  • Socket.io-Parser
Versions Socket.io:
  • Socket.io-Parser
    • 4.x (< 4.2.1)
Page author Victor Pasman
CVSS Base score: 10
References
Last modified 08 Dec 2022 16:28

Description

Due to improper type validation in attachment parsing the Socket.io js library, it is possible to overwrite the _placeholder object which allows an attacker to place references to functions at arbitrary places in the resulting query object.


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