openSUSE Security Update : nodejs8 (openSUSE-2018-724)

high Nessus Plugin ID 111095
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The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for nodejs8 to version 8.11.3 fixes the following issues :

These security issues were fixed :

- CVE-2018-7167: Calling Buffer.fill() or Buffer.alloc() with some parameters could have lead to a hang which could have resulted in a DoS (bsc#1097375).

- CVE-2018-7161: By interacting with the http2 server in a manner that triggered a cleanup bug where objects are used in native code after they are no longer available an attacker could have caused a denial of service (DoS) by causing a node server providing an http2 server to crash (bsc#1097404).

- CVE-2018-1000168: Fixed a denial of service vulnerability by unbundling nghttp2 (bsc#1097401)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15:Update update project.


Update the affected nodejs8 packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 111095

File Name: openSUSE-2018-724.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: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

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


Risk Factor: High

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:nodejs8, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nodejs8-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nodejs8-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nodejs8-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:npm8, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.0

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-2018-1000168, CVE-2018-7161, CVE-2018-7167