openSUSE Security Update : nodejs (openSUSE-2017-284)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 97292


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


nodejs was updated to LTS release 4.7.3 to fix the following issues :

- deps: upgrade embedded openssl sources to 1.0.2k (CVE-2017-3731, CVE-2017-3732, CVE-2016-7055, boo#1022085, boo#1022086, boo#1009528)

Changes in LTS release 4.7.1 :

- build: shared library support is now working for AIX builds

- repl: passing options to the repl will no longer overwrite defaults

- timers: recanceling a cancelled timers will no longer throw

Changes in LTS release 4.7.0 :

- build: introduce the configure --shared option for embedders

- debugger: make listen address configurable in debugger server

- dgram: generalized send queue to handle close, fixing a potential throw when dgram socket is closed in the listening event handler

- http: introduce the 451 status code 'Unavailable For Legal Reasons'

- gtest: the test reporter now outputs tap comments as yamlish

- tls: introduce secureContext for tls.connect (useful for caching client certificates, key, and CA certificates)

- tls: fix memory leak when writing data to TLSWrap instance during handshake

- src: node no longer aborts when c-ares initialization fails

Changes in LTS release 4.6.2 :

- build: it is now possible to build the documentation from the release tarball

- buffer: Buffer.alloc() will no longer incorrectly return a zero filled buffer when an encoding is passed

- deps/npm: upgrade npm in LTS to 2.15.11

- repl: enable tab completion for global properties

- url: url.format() will now encode all '#' in search


Update the affected nodejs packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 97292

File Name: openSUSE-2017-284.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/02/21

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/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:42.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/02/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-7055, CVE-2017-3731, CVE-2017-3732