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Severity: high

Downloads Resources over HTTP

unicode-json

Overview

Affected versions of unicode-json insecurely downloads resources over HTTP.

In scenarios where an attacker has a privileged network position, they can modify or read such resources at will. While the exact severity of impact for a vulnerability like this is highly variable and depends on the behavior of the package itself, it ranges from being able to read sensitive information all the way up to and including remote code execution.

Remediation

Install version 2.0.0 or greater.

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Advisory timeline

  1. published

    Advisory published
    Jan 1st, 2017
  2. reported

    Initial report by Adam Baldwin
    Dec 1st, 2016