CentOS 8 : nodejs:12 (CESA-2021:0549)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 146539

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 146539

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2021-0549.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/11/2021

Updated: 5/10/2022

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

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 Score Source: CVE-2020-7788

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-10747

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:nodejs-full-i18n, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:nodejs-nodemon, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:nodejs-packaging, 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: 2/16/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/3/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-3750, CVE-2019-10746, CVE-2019-10747, CVE-2020-7754, CVE-2020-7788, CVE-2020-8265, CVE-2020-8287

RHSA: 2021:0549