FreeBSD : Node.js -- April 2021 Security Releases (c0c1834c-9761-11eb-acfd-0022489ad614)

high Nessus Plugin ID 148534
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Synopsis

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.

Description

Node.js reports : OpenSSL - CA certificate check bypass with X509_V_FLAG_X509_STRICT (High) (CVE-2021-3450) This is a vulnerability in OpenSSL which may be exploited through Node.js. You can read more about it in https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv/20210325.txt OpenSSL - NULL pointer deref in signature_algorithms processing (High) (CVE-2021-3449) This is a vulnerability in OpenSSL which may be exploited through Node.js. You can read more about it in https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv/20210325.txt npm upgrade - Update y18n to fix Prototype-Pollution (High) (CVE-2020-7774) This is a vulnerability in the y18n npm module which may be exploited by prototype pollution. You can read more about it in https://github.com/advisories/GHSA-c4w7-xm78-47vh

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://nodejs.org/en/blog/vulnerability/april-2021-security-releases/

https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv/20210325.txt

https://github.com/advisories/GHSA-c4w7-xm78-47vh

http://www.nessus.org/u?64e00441

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 148534

File Name: freebsd_pkg_c0c1834c976111ebacfd0022489ad614.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 4/14/2021

Updated: 4/16/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-7774

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.3

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: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:node, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:node10, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:node12, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:node14, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/7/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/6/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-7774, CVE-2021-3449, CVE-2021-3450