CentOS 8 : nodejs:14 (CESA-2021:0551)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 146548

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-2021:0551 advisory.

- nodejs-ajv: prototype pollution via crafted JSON schema in ajv.validate function (CVE-2020-15366)

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

- nodejs-y18n: prototype pollution vulnerability (CVE-2020-7774)

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

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

- c-ares: ares_parse_{a,aaaa}_reply() insufficient naddrttls validation DoS (CVE-2020-8277)

- 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 nodejs-nodemon and / or nodejs-packaging packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:0551

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 146548

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2021-0551.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/16/2021

Updated: 5/10/2022

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

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-7788

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

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: 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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:centos:centos:8, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:nodejs-nodemon, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:nodejs-packaging

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: 7/15/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-7754, CVE-2020-7774, CVE-2020-7788, CVE-2020-8265, CVE-2020-8277, CVE-2020-8287, CVE-2020-15366

RHSA: 2021:0551