RHEL 7 : rh-nodejs8-nodejs (RHSA-2019:1821)

high Nessus Plugin ID 193999

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates for rh-nodejs8-nodejs.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2019:1821 advisory.

- nodejs: HTTP request splitting (CVE-2018-12116)

- nodejs: Denial of Service with large HTTP headers (CVE-2018-12121)

- nodejs: Slowloris HTTP Denial of Service (CVE-2018-12122)

- nodejs: Hostname spoofing in URL parser for javascript protocol (CVE-2018-12123)

- nodejs-tar: Arbitrary file overwrites when extracting tarballs containing a hard-link (CVE-2018-20834)

- nodejs: Insufficient Slowloris fix causing DoS via server.headersTimeout bypass (CVE-2019-5737)

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

Solution

Update the RHEL rh-nodejs8-nodejs package based on the guidance in RHSA-2019:1821.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1660998

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1661002

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1661005

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1661010

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1690808

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1702338

http://www.nessus.org/u?7de5c6ba

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:1821

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 193999

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2019-1821.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/27/2024

Updated: 4/27/2024

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

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-2018-20834

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rh-nodejs8-nodejs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rh-nodejs8-nodejs-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rh-nodejs8-nodejs-docs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rh-nodejs8-npm, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/22/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/28/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12116, CVE-2018-12121, CVE-2018-12122, CVE-2018-12123, CVE-2018-20834, CVE-2019-5737

CWE: 113, 20, 400, 59

RHSA: 2019:1821