GLSA-201612-43 : Node.js: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201612-43
(Node.js: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Node.js. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition, or
conduct man-in-the-middle attacks.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-43

Solution :

All Node.js 0.12.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-libs/nodejs-0.12.17'
All Node.js 4.6.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-libs/nodejs-4.6.1'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 95817 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-8027
CVE-2016-2086
CVE-2016-2216
CVE-2016-5325

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