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Malicious Package in regenrator

Critical severity GitHub Reviewed Published Sep 1, 2020 to the GitHub Advisory Database • Updated Jan 9, 2023

Package

npm regenrator (npm)

Affected versions

>= 0

Patched versions

None

Description

All versions of regenrator are considered malicious. The package is malware designed to take advantage of users making a mistake when typing the name of a module to install. When executed, the package calls home to a Command and Control server to execute arbitrary commands.

Recommendation

This package was published to the npm Registry for a very short period of time. If you happen to find it in your environment you should revoke and rotate all credentials found on the compromised machine, as well as completely erase the affected machine and reinstall your Operating System.

References

Reviewed Aug 31, 2020
Published to the GitHub Advisory Database Sep 1, 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-m5p4-7wf9-6w99

Source code

No known source code
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