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A node-cached-path-relative security update has been released for Debian GNU/Linux 10 LTS to address a prototype pollution vulnerability.

DLA 3221-1: node-cached-path-relative security update

Debian LTS Advisory DLA-3221-1 Guilhem Moulin
December 05, 2022

Package : node-cached-path-relative
Version : 1.0.1-2+deb10u1
CVE ID : CVE-2018-16472 CVE-2021-23518
Debian Bug : #1004338

Cristian-Alexandru Staicu discovered a prototype pollution vulnerability
in inode-cached-path-relative, a Node.js module used to cache (memoize)
the result of path.relative.


An attacker controlling both the path and the cached value, can
mount a prototype pollution attack and thus overwrite arbitrary
properties on Object.prototype, which may result in denial of


The fix for CVE-2018-16472 was incomplete and other prototype
pollution vulnerabilities were found in the meantime, resulting in a
new CVE.

For Debian 10 buster, these problems have been fixed in version

We recommend that you upgrade your node-cached-path-relative packages.

For the detailed security status of node-cached-path-relative please refer to
its security tracker page at:

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