SUSE SLES12 Security Update : nodejs6 (SUSE-SU-2018:1183-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 120022


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This update for nodejs6 fixes the following issues :

- Fix some node-gyp permissions

- New upstream LTS release 6.14.1 :

- Security fixes :

+ CVE-2018-7160: Fix for inspector DNS rebinding vulnerability (bsc#1087463)

+ CVE-2018-7158: Fix for 'path' module regular expression denial of service (bsc#1087459)

+ CVE-2018-7159: Reject spaces in HTTP Content-Length header values (bsc#1087453)

- New upstream LTS release 6.13.1 :

- http,tls: better support for IPv6 addresses

- console: added console.count() and console.clear()

- crypto :

+ expose ECDH class

+ added cypto.randomFill() and crypto.randomFillSync()

+ warn on invalid authentication tag length

- deps: upgrade libuv to 1.16.1

- dgram: added socket.setMulticastInterface()

- http: add agent.keepSocketAlive and agent.reuseSocket as to allow overridable keep-alive behavior of Agent

- lib: return this from net.Socket.end()

- module: add builtinModules api that provides list of all builtin modules in Node

- net: return this from getConnections()

- promises: more robust stringification for unhandled rejections

- repl: improve require() autocompletion

- src :

+ add openssl-system-ca-path configure option

+ add --use-bundled-ca --use-openssl-ca check

+ add process.ppid

- tls: accept lookup option for tls.connect()

- tools,build: a new macOS installer!

- url: WHATWG URL api support

- util: add %i and %f formatting specifiers

- remove any old manpage files in %pre from before update-alternatives were used to manage symlinks to these manpages.

- Add Recommends and BuildRequire on python2 for npm.
node-gyp requires this old version of python for now.
This is only needed for binary modules.

- even on recent codestreams there is no binutils gold on s390 only on s390x

- New upstream LTS release 6.12.3 :

- v8: profiler-related fixes

- mostly documentation and test related changes

- Enable CI tests in %check target

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 the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7:zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-7-2018-825=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Web Scripting 12:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Web-Scripting-12-2018-825=1

SUSE Enterprise Storage 4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-4-2018-825=1

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 120022

File Name: suse_SU-2018-1183-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/01/02

Updated: 2019/09/10

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: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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/05/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/05/17

Reference Information

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