FreeBSD : Node.js -- October 2021 Security Releases (a9c5e89d-2d15-11ec-8363-0022489ad614)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 154199



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


Node.js reports : HTTP Request Smuggling due to spaced in headers (Medium)(CVE-2021-22959) The http parser accepts requests with a space (SP) right after the header name before the colon. This can lead to HTTP Request Smuggling (HRS). HTTP Request Smuggling when parsing the body (Medium)(CVE-2021-22960) The parse ignores chunk extensions when parsing the body of chunked requests. This leads to HTTP Request Smuggling (HRS) under certain conditions.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 154199

File Name: freebsd_pkg_a9c5e89d2d1511ec83630022489ad614.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Published: 10/18/2021

Updated: 11/28/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.3


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-22959


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-22960

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:node, 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 Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/14/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/12/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-22959, CVE-2021-22960

IAVB: 2021-B-0059-S