FreeBSD : Node.js -- November 2020 Security Releases (ad792169-2aa4-11eb-ab71-0022489ad614)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 143175

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VPR Score: 4.4


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Node.js reports :

Updates are now available for v12.x, v14.x and v15.x Node.js release lines for the following issues. Denial of Service through DNS request (CVE-2020-8277) A Node.js application that allows an attacker to trigger a DNS request for a host of their choice could trigger a Denial of service by getting the application to resolve a DNS record with a larger number of responses.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 143175

File Name: freebsd_pkg_ad7921692aa411ebab710022489ad614.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 2020/11/23

Updated: 2020/12/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 4.4

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-8277

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:freebsd:freebsd:node, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:node12, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:node14, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/11/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/11/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-8277

IAVB: 2020-B-0070