openSUSE Security Update : nodejs (openSUSE-2016-46)

High Nessus Plugin ID 88130


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update contains nodejs 4.2.4 and fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2015-6764: unspecified out-of-bounds access vulnerability (boo#956902)

- CVE-2015-8027: unspecified denial of service vulnerability (boo#956901)

The following non-security bugs were fixed :

- boo#948045: Nodejs 4.0 rpm does not install addon-rpm.gypi

- boo#961254: common.gypi should install at /usr/share/node and npm requires nodejs-devel

Also contains all upstream bug fixes and improvements in the 4.2.2, 4.2.3 and 4.2.4 releases.


Update the affected nodejs packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 88130

File Name: openSUSE-2016-46.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/01/25

Modified: 2016/10/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nodejs, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nodejs-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nodejs-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nodejs-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:npm, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/01/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-6764, CVE-2015-8027