Fedora 20 : nodejs-0.10.32-1.fc20 / v8- (2014-11065)

high Nessus Plugin ID 77929
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The remote Fedora host is missing one or more security updates.


This update provides the latest stable version of Node.js and corresponding backports to the v8 package.

This update resolves CVE-2013-6668, which has only a minor impact since Node.js is not typically used to execute untrusted JavaScript.
For more information on the fixed vulnerability, please see the CVE bugs listed below.

Changes in this update include :

- v8: fix a crash introduced by previous release (Fedor Indutny)

- crypto: use domains for any callback-taking method (Chris Dickinson)

- http: do not send `0rnrn` in TE HEAD responses (Fedor Indutny)

- querystring: fix unescape override (Tristan Berger)

- url: Add support for RFC 3490 separators (Mathias Bynens)

- v8: backport CVE-2013-6668

- cluster: disconnect should not be synchronous (Sam Roberts)

- fs: fix fs.readFileSync fd leak when get RangeError (Jackson Tian)

- stream: fix Readable.wrap objectMode falsy values (James Halliday)

- timers: fix timers with non-integer delay hanging.
(Julien Gilli)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected nodejs and / or v8 packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 77929

File Name: fedora_2014-11065.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/29/2014

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:nodejs, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:v8, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:20

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/19/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-6668

BID: 65930

FEDORA: 2014-11065