openSUSE Security Update : nodejs8 (openSUSE-2018-1047)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 117790
SynopsisThe remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
DescriptionThis update for nodejs8 to version 8.11.4 fixes the following issues :
Security issues fixed :
- CVE-2018-12115: Fixed an out-of-bounds memory write in Buffer that could be used to write to memory outside of a Buffer's memory space buffer (bsc#1105019)
- Upgrade to OpenSSL 1.0.2p, which fixed :
- CVE-2018-0732: Client denial-of-service due to large DH parameter (bsc#1097158)
- ECDSA key extraction via local side-channel
Other changes made :
- Recommend same major version npm package (bsc#1097748)
- Fix parallel/test-tls-passphrase.js test to continue to function with older versions of OpenSSL library.
This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15:Update update project.
SolutionUpdate the affected nodejs8 packages.