RHEL 8 : nodejs:12 (RHSA-2020:5499)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 144390

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates for nodejs:12.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2020:5499 advisory.

- nodejs-yargs-parser: prototype pollution vulnerability (CVE-2020-7608)

- nodejs-y18n: prototype pollution vulnerability (CVE-2020-7774)

- c-ares: ares_parse_{a,aaaa}_reply() insufficient naddrttls validation DoS (CVE-2020-8277)

- nodejs-ajv: prototype pollution via crafted JSON schema in ajv.validate function (CVE-2020-15366)

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the RHEL nodejs:12 package based on the guidance in RHSA-2020:5499.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?a160af3e

https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:5499

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1857977

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1898554

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1898680

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 144390

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-5499.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/18/2020

Updated: 4/24/2024

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-7774

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:nodejs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:nodejs-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:nodejs-docs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:nodejs-full-i18n, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:nodejs-nodemon, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:nodejs-packaging, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:npm

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/15/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/16/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-15366, CVE-2020-7608, CVE-2020-7774, CVE-2020-8277

CWE: 119, 267, 471, 915

RHSA: 2020:5499