Vulnerability CVE-2021-23433


Published: 2021-11-19

Description:
The package algoliasearch-helper before 3.6.2 are vulnerable to Prototype Pollution due to use of the merge function in src/SearchParameters/index.jsSearchParameters._parseNumbers without any protection against prototype properties. Note that this vulnerability is only exploitable if the implementation allows users to define arbitrary search patterns.

Type:

CWE-915

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.8/10
6.4/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Algolia -> Algoliasearch-helper 

 References:
https://github.com/algolia/algoliasearch-helper-js/commit/4ff542b70b92a6b81cce8b9255700b0bc0817edd
https://snyk.io/vuln/SNYK-JS-ALGOLIASEARCHHELPER-1570421
https://github.com/algolia/algoliasearch-helper-js/blob/3.5.5/src/SearchParameters/index.js%23L291

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