Newtonian Physics Mockumentary
Severity: critical

Malicious 󠅮󠅰󠅭Package

1337qq-js

Overview

All versions of 1337qq-js contain malicious code. The package exfiltrates sensitive information through install scripts. It targets UNIX systems. The information exfiltrated includes:

  • Environment variables
  • Running processes
  • /etc/hosts
  • uname -a
  • npmrc file

Remediation

Remove the package from your system and rotate any compromised credentials.

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Advisory timeline

  1. published

    Advisory Published
    Jan 13th, 2020
  2. reported

    Reported by Microsoft Vulnerability Research
    Jan 13th, 2020