RHEL 8 : nodejs:12 (RHSA-2021:0549)

high Nessus Plugin ID 146536
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Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2021:0549 advisory.

- nodejs-deep-extend: Prototype pollution can allow attackers to modify object properties (CVE-2018-3750)

- nodejs-mixin-deep: prototype pollution in function mixin-deep (CVE-2019-10746)

- nodejs-set-value: prototype pollution in function set-value (CVE-2019-10747)

- nodejs-npm-user-validate: improper input validation when validating user emails leads to ReDoS (CVE-2020-7754)

- nodejs-ini: Prototype pollution via malicious INI file (CVE-2020-7788)

- nodejs: use-after-free in the TLS implementation (CVE-2020-8265)

- nodejs: HTTP request smuggling via two copies of a header field in an http request (CVE-2020-8287)

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://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/20.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/400.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/416.html

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

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/471.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-3750

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-10746

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-10747

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-7754

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-7788

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-8265

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-8287

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:0549

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1578246

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1795475

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1795479

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1892430

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1907444

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1912854

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1912863

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 146536

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2021-0549.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/16/2021

Updated: 10/7/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, redhat_repos.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-7788

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_aus:8.4, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:8.4, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:8.4, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_tus:8.4, 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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/16/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/16/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-10746, CVE-2019-10747, CVE-2020-7754, CVE-2020-7788, CVE-2020-8265, CVE-2020-8287

RHSA: 2021:0549

IAVB: 2021-B-0004

CWE: 20, 400, 416, 444, 471