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soup
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PCF: 2 moderate severity vulnerabilities reported by NPM Audit

Have anyone encountered this issue when I try to build a new PCF control then perform npm install, npm reports 2 moderate vulnerability? 

 

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Performing npm audit points to the glob parent under the pcf-scripts

 

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Steps to recreate

  1. Run "pac init" to create a new pcf (I've tried only field template)
  2. perform "npm install" 

pac version: 1.9.4

 

Have anyone resolved this? 

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cchannon
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Yes, I see the same results, but I don't see why you would be concerned: PCFs are not publicly facing sites when deployed: they are stored as a bundle in the webresources collection that has no directly accessible URL. There is no single url path that would render the PCF as a freestanding page, therefore there is no way to hit it with a ddos attack (and even if there were, the attack is on the powerapp that hosts it--not the pcf--and MSFT provides service protection limits to prevent such attacks), so the vulnerability identified is not valid for the way it will be deployed.

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