SUSE SLES12 Security Update : nodejs6 (SUSE-SU-2017:0431-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 119992



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This update for nodejs6 fixes the following issues: New upstream LTS release 6.9.5. The embedded openssl sources were updated to 1.0.2k (CVE-2017-3731, CVE-2017-3732, CVE-2016-7055, bsc#1022085, bsc#1022086, bsc#1009528) Other fixes :

- Add basic check that Node.js loads successfully to spec file

- New upstream LTS release 6.9.3

- build: shared library support is now working for AIX builds

- deps/npm: upgrade npm to 3.10.10

- deps/V8: destructuring of arrow function arguments via computed property no longer throws

- inspector: /json/version returns object, not an object wrapped in an array

- module: using --debug-brk and --eval together now works as expected

- process: improve performance of nextTick up to 20%

- repl: the division operator will no longer be accidentally parsed as regex

- repl: improved support for generator functions

- timers: recanceling a cancelled timers will no longer throw

- New upstream LTS version 6.9.2

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Web Scripting 12:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Web-Scripting-12-2017-221=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 119992

File Name: suse_SU-2017-0431-1.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/2/2019

Updated: 1/6/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-3732


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.9

Temporal Score: 5.2

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:nodejs6, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:nodejs6-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:nodejs6-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:nodejs6-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:npm6, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/9/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/4/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-7055, CVE-2017-3731, CVE-2017-3732