RHEL 9 : nodejs (RHSA-2024:2910)

high Nessus Plugin ID 197505

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 9 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2024:2910 advisory.

Node.js is a software development platform for building fast and scalable network applications in the JavaScript programming language.

Security Fix(es):

* nodejs: CONTINUATION frames DoS (CVE-2024-27983)

* nodejs: using the fetch() function to retrieve content from an untrusted URL leads to denial of service (CVE-2024-22025)

* nodejs: HTTP Request Smuggling via Content Length Obfuscation (CVE-2024-27982)

* nghttp2: CONTINUATION frames DoS (CVE-2024-28182)

* c-ares: Out of bounds read in ares__read_line() (CVE-2024-25629)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Tenable has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Red Hat Enterprise Linux security advisory.

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 nodejs package based on the guidance in RHSA-2024:2910.

See Also

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

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2265713

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2268639

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2270559

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2272764

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2275392

http://www.nessus.org/u?677177db

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2024:2910

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 197505

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2024-2910.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/20/2024

Updated: 6/4/2024

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.0

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2024-27982

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.2

Temporal Score: 7.1

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:U/RL:O/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2024-27983

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:nodejs-docs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:nodejs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:nodejs-libs, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:9, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:nodejs-full-i18n, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:npm

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/20/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/22/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2024-22025, CVE-2024-25629, CVE-2024-27982, CVE-2024-27983, CVE-2024-28182

CWE: 127, 390, 400, 444

RHSA: 2024:2910