CVE-2017-15896

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Description

Node.js was affected by OpenSSL vulnerability CVE-2017-3737 in regards to the use of SSL_read() due to TLS handshake failure. The result was that an active network attacker could send application data to Node.js using the TLS or HTTP2 modules in a way that bypassed TLS authentication and encryption.

References

https://nodejs.org/en/blog/vulnerability/december-2017-security-releases/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-12-11

Updated: 2019-10-03

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 6.4

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

Impact Score: 4.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 9.1

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

Impact Score: 5.2

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: CRITICAL

Tenable Plugins

View all (5 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
120014SUSE SLES12 Security Update : nodejs6 (SUSE-SU-2018:0293-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
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120012SUSE SLES12 Security Update : nodejs4 (SUSE-SU-2018:0002-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
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106547openSUSE Security Update : nodejs6 (openSUSE-2018-116)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
105638openSUSE Security Update : nodejs4 (openSUSE-2018-5)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
105259FreeBSD : node.js -- Data Confidentiality/Integrity Vulnerability, December 2017 (bea84a7a-e0c9-11e7-b4f3-11baa0c2df21)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
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