FreeBSD : Node.js -- August 2021 Security Releases (2) (7062bce0-1b17-11ec-9d9d-0022489ad614)

high Nessus Plugin ID 153819



The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


Node.js reports : npm 6 update - node-tar, arborist, npm cli modules These are vulnerabilities in the node-tar, arborist, and npm cli modules which are related to the initial reports and subsequent remediation of node-tar vulnerabilities CVE-2021-32803 and CVE-2021-32804. Subsequent internal security review of node-tar and additional external bounty reports have resulted in another 5 CVE being remediated in core npm CLI dependencies including node-tar, and npm arborist.


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 153819

File Name: freebsd_pkg_7062bce01b1711ec9d9d0022489ad614.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 10/1/2021

Updated: 5/9/2022

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.3


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-32804


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.6

Temporal Score: 7.5

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-37713

Vulnerability Information

CPE: 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: 9/21/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/31/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-32803, CVE-2021-32804, CVE-2021-37701, CVE-2021-37712, CVE-2021-37713, CVE-2021-39134, CVE-2021-39135