Insecure Defaults

Affecting khoros package, versions [,3.5.0)

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Overview

khoros is an Useful tools and utilities to assist in managing a Khoros Community (formerly Lithium) environment.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Insecure Defaults. An issue exists where the default value for the shell parameter to be False within py:func:khoros.utils.core_utils.run_cmd function. This is considered dangerous if user input flows into the run_cmd function.

Remediation

Upgrade khoros to version 3.5.0 or higher.

References

CVSS Score

6.5
medium severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    Low
  • Integrity
    Low
  • Availability
    None
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:R
Credit
Unknown
CWE
CWE-453
Snyk ID
SNYK-PYTHON-KHOROS-1090199
Disclosed
01 Apr, 2021
Published
01 Apr, 2021