CVE-2017-14919

MEDIUM

Description

Node.js before 4.8.5, 6.x before 6.11.5, and 8.x before 8.8.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (uncaught exception and crash) by leveraging a change in the zlib module 1.2.9 making 8 an invalid value for the windowBits parameter.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101881

https://nodejs.org/en/blog/release/v4.8.5/

https://nodejs.org/en/blog/release/v6.11.5/

https://nodejs.org/en/blog/release/v8.8.0/

https://nodejs.org/en/blog/vulnerability/oct-2017-dos/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-10-30

Updated: 2017-11-21

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH