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CVE-2018-3739 (High) detected in https-proxy-agent-1.0.0.tgz #45

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commented May 6, 2019

CVE-2018-3739 - High Severity Vulnerability

Vulnerable Library - https-proxy-agent-1.0.0.tgz

An HTTP(s) proxy `http.Agent` implementation for HTTPS

Library home page:

Path to dependency file: /cypress/packages/server/package.json

Path to vulnerable library: /cypress/packages/server/node_modules/https-proxy-agent/package.json,/tmp/git/cypress/packages/server/node_modules/https-proxy-agent/package.json

Dependency Hierarchy:

  • https-proxy-agent-1.0.0.tgz (Vulnerable Library)

Found in HEAD commit: 29dcad339d37f2169e5a640bf8d0d1438f7c18c2

Vulnerability Details

https-proxy-agent before 2.1.1 passes auth option to the Buffer constructor without proper sanitization, resulting in DoS and uninitialized memory leak in setups where an attacker could submit typed input to the 'auth' parameter (e.g. JSON).

Publish Date: 2018-06-07

URL: CVE-2018-3739

CVSS 3 Score Details (9.1)

Base Score Metrics:

  • Exploitability Metrics:
    • Attack Vector: Network
    • Attack Complexity: Low
    • Privileges Required: None
    • User Interaction: None
    • Scope: Unchanged
  • Impact Metrics:
    • Confidentiality Impact: High
    • Integrity Impact: None
    • Availability Impact: High

For more information on CVSS3 Scores, click here.

Suggested Fix

Type: Upgrade version


Release Date: 2018-06-07

Fix Resolution: 2.1.1

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