Oracle Linux 8 : nodejs:12 (ELSA-2021-0549)

high Nessus Plugin ID 146636
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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote Oracle Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the ELSA-2021-0549 advisory.

- This affects the package npm-user-validate before 1.0.1. The regex that validates user emails took exponentially longer to process long input strings beginning with @ characters. (CVE-2020-7754)

- mixin-deep is vulnerable to Prototype Pollution in versions before 1.3.2 and version 2.0.0. The function mixin-deep could be tricked into adding or modifying properties of Object.prototype using a constructor payload. (CVE-2019-10746)

- set-value is vulnerable to Prototype Pollution in versions lower than 3.0.1. The function mixin-deep could be tricked into adding or modifying properties of Object.prototype using any of the constructor, prototype and _proto_ payloads. (CVE-2019-10747)

- This affects the package ini before 1.3.6. If an attacker submits a malicious INI file to an application that parses it with ini.parse, they will pollute the prototype on the application. This can be exploited further depending on the context. (CVE-2020-7788)

- Node.js versions before 10.23.1, 12.20.1, 14.15.4, 15.5.1 are vulnerable to a use-after-free bug in its 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. (CVE-2020-8265)

- Node.js versions before 10.23.1, 12.20.1, 14.15.4, 15.5.1 allow two copies of a header field in an 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. (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://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2021-0549.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 146636

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2021-0549.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/19/2021

Updated: 2/25/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-7788

CVSS v2.0

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 v3.0

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:oracle:linux:8, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:nodejs, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:nodejs-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:nodejs-docs, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:nodejs-full-i18n, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:nodejs-nodemon, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:nodejs-packaging, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:npm

Required KB Items: Host/OracleLinux, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/local_checks_enabled

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/20/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/20/2019

Reference Information

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