CentOS 8 : nodejs:10 (CESA-2019:2925)

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VPR Score: 5.1

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote CentOS Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the CESA-2019:2925 advisory.

- nodejs: Insufficient Slowloris fix causing DoS via server.headersTimeout bypass (CVE-2019-5737)

- HTTP/2: large amount of data requests leads to denial of service (CVE-2019-9511)

- HTTP/2: flood using PING frames results in unbounded memory growth (CVE-2019-9512)

- HTTP/2: flood using PRIORITY frames results in excessive resource consumption (CVE-2019-9513)

- HTTP/2: flood using HEADERS frames results in unbounded memory growth (CVE-2019-9514)

- HTTP/2: flood using SETTINGS frames results in unbounded memory growth (CVE-2019-9515)

- HTTP/2: 0-length headers lead to denial of service (CVE-2019-9516)

- HTTP/2: request for large response leads to denial of service (CVE-2019-9517)

- HTTP/2: flood using empty frames results in excessive resource consumption (CVE-2019-9518)

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

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2925

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 145589

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2019-2925.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/29/2021

Updated: 3/23/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.1

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-9518

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:centos:centos:8, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:nodejs, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:nodejs-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:nodejs-docs, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:npm

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/30/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/28/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-5737, CVE-2019-9511, CVE-2019-9512, CVE-2019-9513, CVE-2019-9514, CVE-2019-9515, CVE-2019-9516, CVE-2019-9517, CVE-2019-9518

RHSA: 2019:2925