CVSS 3.1 Score 9.8 of 10 (high)


Published Sep 21, 2023
Updated: Sep 23, 2023


CVE-2023-42810 is a Command Injection Vulnerability found in systeminformation, a System Information Library for Node.JS. The vulnerability affects versions 5.0.0 through 5.21.6 of the library. The issue was resolved in version 5.21.7 by implementing a parameter check. To mitigate the vulnerability, it is recommended to check or sanitize the parameter strings passed to the wifiConnections() and wifiNetworks() functions (string inputs only). This vulnerability has a high risk score of 66 and is rated as critical with a base score of 9.8 according to CVSS:3.1 metrics. It poses a potential danger to organizations as it could be exploited remotely over a network without requiring any privileges or user interaction, resulting in high impact on integrity and confidentiality, as well as availability of the affected systems.

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