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CVE-2021-21372

Published: 26 March 2021

Nimble is a package manager for the Nim programming language. In Nim release version before versions 1.2.10 and 1.4.4, Nimble doCmd is used in different places and can be leveraged to execute arbitrary commands. An attacker can craft a malicious entry in the packages.json package list to trigger code execution.

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

8.8

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
nim
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

focal Needs triage

groovy Ignored
(end of life)
hirsute Ignored
(end of life)
impish Ignored
(end of life)
lunar Ignored
(end of life, was needs-triage)
mantic Needs triage

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Needs triage

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 8.8
Attack vector Network
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity impact High
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H