Debian DSA-4826-1 : nodejs - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 144824


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


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.


Upgrade the nodejs packages.

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

See Also

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


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


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


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