CVE-2021-22931

critical

Description

Node.js before 16.6.0, 14.17.4, and 12.22.4 is vulnerable to Remote Code Execution, XSS, Application crashes due to missing input validation of host names returned by Domain Name Servers in Node.js dns library which can lead to output of wrong hostnames (leading to Domain Hijacking) and injection vulnerabilities in applications using the library.

References

https://nodejs.org/en/blog/vulnerability/aug-2021-security-releases/

https://hackerone.com/reports/1178337

https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20210923-0001/

https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpuoct2021.html

https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20211022-0003/

https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpujan2022.html

https://cert-portal.siemens.com/productcert/pdf/ssa-389290.pdf

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2021-08-16

Updated: 2022-04-06

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.5

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: CRITICAL