Threat Encyclopedia

vm2.Sandbox.CVE-2022-36067.Remote.Code.Execution

description-logoDescription

vm2 is a sandbox that can run untrusted code with whitelisted Node's built-in modules. In versions prior to version 3.9.11, a threat actor can bypass the sandbox protections to gain remote code execution rights on the host running the sandbox.
This vulnerability was patched in the release of version 3.9.11 of vm2. There are no known workarounds.

affected-products-logoAffected Products

In versions prior to version 3.9.11

Impact logoImpact

A threat actor who exploits this vulnerability will be able to bypass the vm2 sandbox environment and run shell commands on the machine hosting the sandbox.

recomended-action-logoRecommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://github.com/patriksimek/vm2/security/advisories/GHSA-mrgp-mrhc-5jrq

CVE References

CVE-2022-36067