Debian DSA-4826-1 : nodejs - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 144824

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Two vulnerabilities were discovered in Node.js, which could result in denial of service and potentially the execution of arbitrary code or HTTP request smuggling.

Solution

Upgrade the nodejs packages.

For the stable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in version 10.23.1~dfsg-1~deb10u1.

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/nodejs

https://packages.debian.org/source/buster/nodejs

https://www.debian.org/security/2021/dsa-4826

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 144824

File Name: debian_DSA-4826.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/11/2021

Updated: 1/20/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-8265

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:10.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:debian:debian_linux:nodejs:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/6/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/6/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-8265, CVE-2020-8287

DSA: 4826

IAVB: 2021-B-0004