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CVE-2021-28918 Scanner

Detects 'Server-Side-Request-Forgery (SSRF)' vulnerability in Netmask Npm Package affects v. 1.0.6 and below.


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10 sec

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CVE-2021-28918 Scanner Detail

The Netmask Npm Package is a software utility used to handle and manipulate IP addresses and netmasks. It is commonly utilized for network programming and security-related tasks, such as filtering incoming IP traffic or identifying valid IP ranges. This package provides an interface for developers to parse, manipulate, and validate IP addresses, subnets, and CIDR notation.

Recently, a critical vulnerability coded as CVE-2021-28918 has been identified in the Netmask Npm Package. This vulnerability allows remote attackers to exploit the package's improper input validation of octal strings, leading to an indeterminate Server-Side Request Forgery (SSRF), Remote File Inclusion (RFI), and Local File Inclusion (LFI) attacks. Essentially, this vulnerability can allow attackers to bypass network security controls and access critical VPN or LAN hosts. 

When exploited, this vulnerability can have critical impacts on an organization's network security, allowing attackers to conduct malicious activities such as stealing sensitive data, installing malware, or destabilizing the network infrastructure. These types of attacks can result in significant financial loss, reputational damage, and legal implications.

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