SUSE SLES12 Security Update : nodejs6 (SUSE-SU-2018:1892-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 120036
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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

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)

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.

Solution

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 Crowbar 8:zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Crowbar-8-2018-1287=1

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7:zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-7-2018-1287=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Web Scripting 12:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Web-Scripting-12-2018-1287=1

SUSE Enterprise Storage 4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-4-2018-1287=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1091764

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1097375

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-7167/

http://www.nessus.org/u?5b9adbba

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 120036

File Name: suse_SU-2018-1892-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/2/2019

Updated: 3/20/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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: 7/5/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/13/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-7167