SUSE SLES12 Security Update : nodejs6 (SUSE-SU-2018:2796-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 120103

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VPR Score: 4.4

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for nodejs6 to version 6.14.4 fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2018-12115: Fixed an out-of-bounds (OOB) write in Buffer.write() for UCS-2 encoding (bsc#1105019) CVE-2018-0732: Upgrade to OpenSSL 1.0.2p, fixing a client DoS due to large DH parameter (bsc#1097158)

Other issues fixed :

Recommend same major version npm package (bsc#1097748)

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-8-2018-1968=1

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7:zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-7-2018-1968=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Web Scripting 12:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Web-Scripting-12-2018-1968=1

SUSE Enterprise Storage 4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-4-2018-1968=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1097158

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1097748

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1105019

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-0732/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-12115/

http://www.nessus.org/u?8c891283

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 120103

File Name: suse_SU-2018-2796-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/01/02

Updated: 2020/03/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 4.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#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: CVSS:3.0/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: 2018/09/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/06/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-0732, CVE-2018-12115