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Malicious Package in cicada-render

Critical severity GitHub Reviewed Published Sep 3, 2020 to the GitHub Advisory Database • Updated Jan 9, 2023

Package

npm cicada-render (npm)

Affected versions

>= 0.0.0

Patched versions

None

Description

All versions of cicada-render contain malicious code. The package uploads system information to a remote server, downloads a file and executes it.

Recommendation

Any computer that has this package installed or running should be considered fully compromised. All secrets and keys stored on that computer should be rotated immediately from a different computer.

The package should be removed, but as full control of the computer may have been given to an outside entity, there is no guarantee that removing the package will remove all malicious software resulting from installing it.

References

Reviewed Aug 31, 2020
Published to the GitHub Advisory Database Sep 3, 2020
Last updated Jan 9, 2023

Severity

Critical
9.8
/ 10

CVSS base metrics

Attack vector
Network
Attack complexity
Low
Privileges required
None
User interaction
None
Scope
Unchanged
Confidentiality
High
Integrity
High
Availability
High
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Weaknesses

CVE ID

No known CVE

GHSA ID

GHSA-6m6m-j2hm-pxrg

Source code

No known source code
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