CentOS 8 : nodejs:14 (CESA-2021:3074)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 152455

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-2021:3074 advisory.

- libuv: out-of-bounds read in uv__idna_toascii() can lead to information disclosures or crashes (CVE-2021-22918)

- nodejs-hosted-git-info: Regular Expression denial of service via shortcutMatch in fromUrl() (CVE-2021-23362)

- nodejs-ssri: Regular expression DoS (ReDoS) when parsing malicious SRI in strict mode (CVE-2021-27290)

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-2021:3074

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 152455

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2021-3074.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/11/2021

Updated: 9/3/2021

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-22918

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

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

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: 8/10/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/12/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-22918, CVE-2021-23362, CVE-2021-27290

RHSA: 2021:3074

IAVB: 2021-B-0041-S