Severity: low

Symlink reference outside of node_modules

bin-links

Overview

Versions of bin-links prior to 1.1.5 are vulnerable to a Symlink reference outside of node_modules. It is possible to create symlinks to files outside of thenode_modules folder through the bin field. This may allow attackers to access unauthorized files.

Remediation

Upgrade to version 1.1.5 or later.

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Advisory timeline

  1. published

    Advisory Published
    Dec 12th, 2019
  2. reported

    Reported by Daniel Ruf
    Dec 11th, 2019