CVSS 3.1 Score 7.7 of 10 (high)


Published Feb 4, 2024
Updated: Feb 13, 2024
CWE ID 426


CVE-2021-4435 is an untrusted search path vulnerability found in Yarn, affecting multiple products. When certain Yarn commands are run in a directory with attacker-controlled content, it can lead to the execution of malicious commands in unexpected ways. The vulnerability has a high severity rating, with a base score of 7.7 and an impact score of 6.0. It requires user interaction and has a local attack vector. The potential dangers to an organization include high integrity and confidentiality impacts, as well as a potential compromise of availability. To remediate this vulnerability, it is recommended to update Yarn to the latest version available and ensure that only trusted directories are used for running Yarn commands.

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