CVE-2021-22940

high
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Description

Node.js before 16.6.1, 14.17.5, and 12.22.5 is vulnerable to a use after free attack where an attacker might be able to exploit the memory corruption, to change process behavior.

References

https://hackerone.com/reports/1238162

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

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

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

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2021-08-16

Updated: 2021-12-07

Type: CWE-416

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 5

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.5

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

View all (20 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
154231Node.js Multiple Vulnerabilities (August 2021 Security Releases)NessusMisc.
critical
153824FreeBSD : Node.js -- August 2021 Security Releases (b092bd4f-1b16-11ec-9d9d-0022489ad614)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
critical
153783openSUSE 15 Security Update : nodejs14 (openSUSE-SU-2021:1313-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
153765Oracle Linux 8 : nodejs:14 (ELSA-2021-3666)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
critical
153764RHEL 8 : nodejs:14 (RHSA-2021:3666)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical
153763CentOS 8 : nodejs:14 (CESA-2021:3666)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
critical
153621SUSE SLES15 Security Update : nodejs14 (SUSE-SU-2021:3211-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
153597openSUSE 15 Security Update : nodejs14 (openSUSE-SU-2021:3211-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
153577SUSE SLES12 Security Update : nodejs14 (SUSE-SU-2021:3184-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
153566Oracle Linux 8 : nodejs:12 (ELSA-2021-3623)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
critical
153553RHEL 8 : nodejs:12 (RHSA-2021:3639)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical
153552RHEL 8 : nodejs:12 (RHSA-2021:3638)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical
153532CentOS 8 : nodejs:12 (CESA-2021:3623)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
critical
153524RHEL 8 : nodejs:12 (RHSA-2021:3623)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical
152963openSUSE 15 Security Update : nodejs12 (openSUSE-SU-2021:2875-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
152942openSUSE 15 Security Update : nodejs12 (openSUSE-SU-2021:1214-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
152914SUSE SLES15 Security Update : nodejs12 (SUSE-SU-2021:2875-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
152863RHEL 7 : rh-nodejs14-nodejs and rh-nodejs14-nodejs-nodemon (RHSA-2021:3280)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical
152862RHEL 7 : rh-nodejs12-nodejs and rh-nodejs12-nodejs-nodemon (RHSA-2021:3281)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical
152804SUSE SLES12 Security Update : nodejs12 (SUSE-SU-2021:2824-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical