SUSE SLES15 Security Update : nodejs8 (SUSE-SU-2019:0118-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 121293

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Synopsis

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

Description

This update for nodejs8 to version 8.15.0 fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

CVE-2018-12121: Fixed a Denial of Service with large HTTP headers (bsc#1117626)

CVE-2018-12122: Fixed the 'Slowloris' HTTP Denial of Service (bsc#1117627)

CVE-2018-12116: Fixed HTTP request splitting (bsc#1117630)

CVE-2018-12123: Fixed hostname spoofing in URL parser for JavaScript protocol (bsc#1117629)

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 Linux Enterprise Module for Web Scripting 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Web-Scripting-15-2019-118=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1117626

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1117627

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1117629

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1117630

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-12116/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-12121/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-12122/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-12123/

http://www.nessus.org/u?150c7b00

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 121293

File Name: suse_SU-2019-0118-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/22/2019

Updated: 2/24/2020

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

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:H/A:N

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:nodejs8, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:nodejs8-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:nodejs8-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:nodejs8-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:npm8, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:15

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: 1/18/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/28/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12116, CVE-2018-12121, CVE-2018-12122, CVE-2018-12123