Intrusion Prevention

NodeJS.JS.Yaml.Load.Method.Remote.Code.Execution

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a remote Code Execution Vulnerability in JS-YAML Module for Node.js.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable library handles a crafted JavaScript function tags. A remote attacker could exploit this to execute arbitrary code execution within the context of the application, via a crafted JavaScript.

Affected Products

JS-YAML Module for Node.js 2.0.4 or prior

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://npmjs.org/package/js-yaml

CVE References

CVE-2013-4660