SUSE SLES15 Security Update : nodejs14 (SUSE-SU-2021:0061-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 144910
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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update for nodejs14 fixes the following issues :

New upstream LTS version 14.15.4 :

- CVE-2020-8265: use-after-free in TLSWrap (High) bug in TLS implementation. When writing to a TLS enabled socket, node::StreamBase::Write calls node::TLSWrap::DoWrite with a freshly allocated WriteWrap object as first argument. If the DoWrite method does not return an error, this object is passed back to the caller as part of a StreamWriteResult structure. This may be exploited to corrupt memory leading to a Denial of Service or potentially other exploits (bsc#1180553)

- CVE-2020-8287: HTTP Request Smuggling allow two copies of a header field in a http request. For example, two Transfer-Encoding header fields. In this case Node.js identifies the first header field and ignores the second. This can lead to HTTP Request Smuggling (https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/444.html).
(bsc#1180554)

New upstream LTS version 14.15.3 :

- deps :

+ upgrade npm to 6.14.9

+ update acorn to v8.0.4

- http2: check write not scheduled in scope destructor

- stream: fix regression on duplex end

New upstream LTS version 14.15.1 :

- deps: Denial of Service through DNS request (High). 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 (bsc#1178882, CVE-2020-8277)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Web Scripting 15-SP2 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Web-Scripting-15-SP2-2021-61=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1178882

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1180553

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1180554

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/444.html

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-8265/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-8277/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-8287/

http://www.nessus.org/u?e0481f56

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 144910

File Name: suse_SU-2021-0061-1.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/13/2021

Updated: 1/20/2021

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-8265

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSS v3.0

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: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:nodejs14, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:nodejs14-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:nodejs14-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:nodejs14-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:npm14, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:15

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/11/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/19/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-8265, CVE-2020-8277, CVE-2020-8287

IAVB: 2021-B-0004