2021-39160 | nbgitpuller code injection
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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in nbgitpuller up to 0.10.1. This issue affects an unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-94. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:
nbgitpuller is a Jupyter server extension to sync a git repository one-way to a local path. Due to unsanitized input, visiting maliciously crafted links could result in arbitrary code execution in the user environment. This has been resolved in version 0.10.2 and all users are advised to upgrade. No work around exist for users who can not upgrade.
The weakness was shared 08/25/2021. The advisory is shared at github.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2021-39160 since 08/16/2021. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available.
Upgrading to version 0.10.2 eliminates this vulnerability. The upgrade is hosted for download at github.com. Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at github.com. The best possible mitigation is suggested to be upgrading to the latest version.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.0
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