openSUSE Security Update : nodejs (openSUSE-2016-1277)

High Nessus Plugin ID 94664


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for nodejs fixes the following issues :

- New upstream LTS version 4.6.1

- c-ares :

+ CVE-2016-5180: fix for single-byte buffer overwrite

- Fix nodejs-libpath.patch so ppc doesn't fail to build


Update the affected nodejs packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 94664

File Name: openSUSE-2016-1277.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/11/10

Modified: 2016/11/10

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: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/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:13.2, 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: 2016/11/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5180