gulo
An example typesquat that might become relevant with the introduction of npx
Last updated 3 years ago by kdex .
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gulo

This project serves as an example security flaw that npx typos can lead to.

I ran gulo. Has my data been compromised?

Well, it might have been compromised, but gulo had nothing to do with it; check gulo's source code. It just logs a warning.

How can I prevent arbitrary code execution?

  • Do not use npx directly. Look up --shell-auto-fallback.
  • Learn to type

I don't care. What's the "worst" that could be executed?

Anything that your machine user can run. And even more using privilege escalation. Consider your passwords leaked, bank accounts emptied and identity stolen.

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