openSUSE Security Update : nodejs6 (openSUSE-2018-723)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 111094
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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for nodejs6 to version 6.14.3 fixes the following issues :

The following security vulnerability was addressed :

- Fixed a denial of service (DoS) vulnerability in Buffer.fill(), which could hang when being called (CVE-2018-7167, bsc#1097375).

The following other changes were made :

- Use absolute paths in executable shebang lines

- Fixed building with ICU61.1 (bsc#1091764)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.

Solution

Update the affected nodejs6 packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1091764

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1097375

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 111094

File Name: openSUSE-2018-723.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/16/2018

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nodejs6, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nodejs6-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nodejs6-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nodejs6-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:npm6, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 7/13/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-7167