Published on May 25th, 2023 📆 | 3142 Views ⚑0
Yank Note 3.52.1 Arbitrary Code Execution – Torchsec
# Date: 2023-04-27
# Exploit Author: 8bitsec
# CVE: CVE-2023-31874
# Vendor Homepage: yank-note.com
# Software Link: https://github.com/purocean/yn
# Version: 3.52.1
# Tested on: [Ubuntu 22.04 | Mac OS 13]
Release Date: 2023-04-27
Product & Service Introduction: A Hackable Markdown Editor for Programmers. Version control, AI completion, mind map, documents encryption, code snippet running, integrated terminal, chart embedding, HTML applets, Reveal.js, plug-in, and macro replacement
Technical Details & Description:
A vulnerability was discovered on Yank Note v3.52.1 allowing a user to execute arbitrary code by opening a specially crafted file.
Proof of Concept (PoC):
Arbitrary code execution:
Create a markdown file (.md) in any text editor and write the following payload.
Opening the file in Yank Note will auto execute the Calculator application.