CentOS 8 : nodejs:14 (CESA-2022:7830)

high Nessus Plugin ID 167121


The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.


The remote CentOS Linux 8 host has a package installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the CESA-2022:7830 advisory.

- nodejs: Improper handling of URI Subject Alternative Names (CVE-2021-44531)

- nodejs: Certificate Verification Bypass via String Injection (CVE-2021-44532)

- nodejs: Incorrect handling of certificate subject and issuer fields (CVE-2021-44533)

- nodejs: Prototype pollution via console.table properties (CVE-2022-21824)

- nodejs: HTTP Request Smuggling due to incorrect parsing of header fields (CVE-2022-35256)

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update the affected nodejs-packaging package.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 167121

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2022-7830.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/8/2022

Updated: 10/5/2023

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-21824


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.2

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:centos:centos:8, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:nodejs-packaging

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/8/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/11/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-44531, CVE-2021-44532, CVE-2021-44533, CVE-2022-21824, CVE-2022-35256

RHSA: 2022:7830