FreeBSD : node, iojs, and v8 -- denial of service (864e6f75-2372-11e5-86ff-14dae9d210b8)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

node reports :

This release of Node.js fixes a bug that triggers an out-of-band write
in V8's utf-8 decoder. This bug impacts all Buffer to String
conversions. This is an important security update as this bug can be
used to cause a denial of service attack.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 84524 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-5380

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