openSUSE 15 Security Update : nodejs8 (openSUSE-SU-2021:1343-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 154010
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Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote SUSE Linux SUSE15 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the openSUSE-SU-2021:1343-1 advisory.

- Node.js before 16.6.0, 14.17.4, and 12.22.4 is vulnerable to a use after free attack where an attacker might be able to exploit the memory corruption, to change process behavior. (CVE-2021-22930)

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 nodejs8, nodejs8-devel and / or npm8 packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1188917

http://www.nessus.org/u?8e84486c

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-22930

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 154010

File Name: openSUSE-2021-1343.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/12/2021

Updated: 10/12/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-22930

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.1

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: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nodejs8, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nodejs8-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:npm8, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/11/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/27/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-22930