RHEL 9 : nodejs (RHSA-2024:2937)

high Nessus Plugin ID 197566


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


The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 9 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2024:2937 advisory.

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

Security Fix(es):

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

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

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.


Update the RHEL nodejs package based on the guidance in RHSA-2024:2937.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 197566

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2024-2937.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/21/2024

Updated: 6/4/2024

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.0


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2024-28182


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-libs, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:9.2, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:npm, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:nodejs-full-i18n, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:nodejs-docs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:nodejs

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: 5/21/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/3/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2024-27983, CVE-2024-28182

CWE: 390, 400

RHSA: 2024:2937