Malicious Package

Affecting event-stream package, versions =3.3.6

high severity

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

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Credit
Ayrton Sparling
CWE
CWE-506
Snyk ID
SNYK-JS-EVENTSTREAM-72638
Disclosed
20 Nov, 2018
Published
26 Nov, 2018