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Matrix clients -- Prototype pollution in matrix-js-sdk

Affected packages
element-web < 1.11.26
cinny <= 2.2.4


VuXML ID 5b0ae405-cdc7-11ed-bb39-901b0e9408dc
Discovery 2023-03-28
Entry 2023-03-29

Matrix developers report:

Today we are issuing security releases of matrix-js-sdk and matrix-react-sdk to patch a pair of High severity vulnerabilities (CVE-2023-28427 / GHSA-mwq8-fjpf-c2gr for matrix-js-sdk and CVE-2023-28103 / GHSA-6g43-88cp-w5gv for matrix-react-sdk).

The issues involve prototype pollution via events containing special strings in key locations, which can temporarily disrupt normal functioning of matrix-js-sdk and matrix-react-sdk, potentially impacting the consumer's ability to process data safely.


CVE Name CVE-2023-28103
CVE Name CVE-2023-28427