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vulnerability bulletin 29313

Node.js web3: privilege escalation via Insecure Credential Storage

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Insecure Credential Storage of Node.js web3, in order to escalate his privileges.
Impacted products: Nodejs Modules ~ not comprehensive.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: privileged access/rights, user access/rights, data reading.
Hacker's origin: document.
Creation date: 15/05/2019.
Références of this threat: NPM-877, VIGILANCE-VUL-29313.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Insecure Credential Storage of Node.js web3, in order to escalate his privileges.
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