Debian DSA-5373-1 : node-sqlite3 - security update

critical Nessus Plugin ID 172616


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


The remote Debian 11 host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the dsa-5373 advisory.

- A code execution vulnerability exists in the Statement Bindings functionality of Ghost Foundation node- sqlite3 5.1.1. A specially-crafted Javascript file can lead to arbitrary code execution. An attacker can provide malicious input to trigger this vulnerability. (CVE-2022-43441)

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


Upgrade the node-sqlite3 packages.

For the stable distribution (bullseye), this problem has been fixed in version 5.0.0+ds1-1+deb11u2.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 172616

File Name: debian_DSA-5373.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/16/2023

Updated: 8/30/2023

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-43441


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:node-sqlite3, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:11.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/14/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/14/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-43441