FreeBSD : node.js -- multiple vulnerabilities (5a9bbb6e-32d3-11e8-a769-6daaba161086)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 108738


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


Node.js reports : Node.js Inspector DNS rebinding vulnerability (CVE-2018-7160) Node.js 6.x and later include a debugger protocol (also known as 'inspector') that can be activated by the --inspect and related command line flags. This debugger service was vulnerable to a DNS rebinding attack which could be exploited to perform remote code execution. 'path' module regular expression denial of service (CVE-2018-7158) The 'path' module in the Node.js 4.x release line contains a potential regular expression denial of service (ReDoS) vector. The code in question was replaced in Node.js 6.x and later so this vulnerability only impacts all versions of Node.js 4.x. Spaces in HTTP Content-Length header values are ignored (CVE-2018-7159) The HTTP parser in all current versions of Node.js ignores spaces in the Content-Length header, allowing input such as Content-Length: 1 2 to be interpreted as having a value of 12. The HTTP specification does not allow for spaces in the Content-Length value and the Node.js HTTP parser has been brought into line on this particular difference.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 108738

File Name: freebsd_pkg_5a9bbb6e32d311e8a7696daaba161086.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 2018/03/30

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:node, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:node4, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:node6, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:node8, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2018/03/28

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/03/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-7158, CVE-2018-7159, CVE-2018-7160