openSUSE Security Update : nodejs8 (openSUSE-2019-513)

High Nessus Plugin ID 123217


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for nodejs8 to version 8.11.3 fixes the following issues :

These security issues were fixed :

- CVE-2018-7167: Calling Buffer.fill() or Buffer.alloc() with some parameters could have lead to a hang which could have resulted in a DoS (bsc#1097375).

- CVE-2018-7161: By interacting with the http2 server in a manner that triggered a cleanup bug where objects are used in native code after they are no longer available an attacker could have caused a denial of service (DoS) by causing a node server providing an http2 server to crash (bsc#1097404).

- CVE-2018-1000168: Fixed a denial of service vulnerability by unbundling nghttp2 (bsc#1097401)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15:Update update project.


Update the affected nodejs8 packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 123217

File Name: openSUSE-2019-513.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/03/27

Updated: 2020/01/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

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:opensuse:nodejs8, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nodejs8-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nodejs8-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nodejs8-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:npm8, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/03/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/05/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1000168, CVE-2018-7161, CVE-2018-7167