openSUSE Security Update : nodejs4 (openSUSE-2017-442)

high Nessus Plugin ID 99212



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This update for nodejs4 fixes the following issues :

- New upstream LTS release 4.7.3 The embedded openssl sources were updated to 1.0.2k (CVE-2017-3731, CVE-2017-3732, CVE-2016-7055, bsc#1022085, bsc#1022086, bsc#1009528)

- No changes in LTS version 4.7.2

- New upstream 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

- New upstream LTS version 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

- ported and updated system CA store for the new node crypto code

- New upstream LTS version 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 :

+ Upgrade npm in LTS to 2.15.11.

- repl :

+ Enable tab completion for global properties.

- url :

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

- Add missing conflicts to base package. It's not possible to have concurrent nodejs installations.

- enable usage of system certificate store on SLE11SP4 by requiring openssl1 (bsc#1000036)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.


Update the affected nodejs4 packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 99212

File Name: openSUSE-2017-442.nasl

Version: 3.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/6/2017

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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


Risk Factor: High

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:nodejs4, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nodejs4-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nodejs4-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nodejs4-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:npm4, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 4/5/2017

Reference Information

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