SUSE SLES15 Security Update : nodejs8 (SUSE-SU-2018:2812-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 120104
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
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.
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.
SolutionTo 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 Linux Enterprise Module for Web Scripting 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Web-Scripting-15-2018-1971=1