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Vulnerability of Node.js hapi/hoek: privilege escalation via Prototype Pollution

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Prototype Pollution of Node.js hapi/hoek, in order to escalate his privileges.
Vulnerable products: Nodejs Modules ~ not comprehensive.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Creation date: 11/02/2020.
Références of this bulletin: NPM-1468, VIGILANCE-VUL-31578.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Prototype Pollution of Node.js hapi/hoek, in order to escalate his privileges.
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This security threat impacts software or systems such as Nodejs Modules ~ not comprehensive.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer weakness note is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer threat alert.

Solutions for this threat 

Node.js hapi/hoek: versions 8.5.1 and 9.0.3.
Versions 8.5.1 and 9.0.3 are fixed:
  https://www.npmjs.com/package/%40hapi%2Fhoek
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