Malicious Package

Affecting event-stream package, versions =3.3.6

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Overview

event-stream is a toolkit to make creating and working with streams easy.

Version 3.3.6 was hijacked via a child dependency, flatmap-stream, which was overtaken by a malicious actor. The attacker has injected the malicious package which was used in order to steal bitcoins from wallets.

You can read more about the malicious code on our blog

See the vulnerability at flatmap-stream for more information.

References

CVSS Score

9.8
high severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    High
  • Integrity
    High
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Credit
Ayrton Sparling
CWE
CWE-506
Snyk ID
SNYK-JS-EVENTSTREAM-72638
Disclosed
20 Nov, 2018
Published
26 Nov, 2018