QID 239591

Date Published: 2021-09-01

QID 239591: Red Hat Update for rh-nodejs14-nodejs and rh-nodejs14-nodejs-nodemon (RHSA-2021:3280)

Node.js is a software development platform for building fast and scalable network applications in the JavaScript programming language. The following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version: rh-nodejs14-nodejs (14.17.5).

Security Fix(es): nodejs: Use-after-free on close http2 on stream canceling (CVE-2021-22930) nodejs: Use-after-free on close http2 on stream canceling (CVE-2021-22940) nodejs-ini: Prototype pollution via malicious INI file (CVE-2020-7788) nodejs-glob-parent: Regular expression denial of service (CVE-2020-28469) c-ares: Missing input validation of host names may lead to domain hijacking (CVE-2021-3672) nodejs: Improper handling of untypical characters in domain names (CVE-2021-22931) nodejs-tar: Insufficient symlink protection allowing arbitrary file creation and overwrite (CVE-2021-32803) nodejs-tar: Insufficient absolute path sanitization allowing arbitrary file creation and overwrite (CVE-2021-32804) nodejs: Incomplete validation of tls rejectUnauthorized parameter (CVE-2021-22939) nodejs-path-parse: ReDoS via splitDeviceRe, splitTailRe and splitPathRe (CVE-2021-23343)

Affected Products:

Red Hat Software Collections (for RHEL Server) 1 for RHEL 7.7 x86_64
Red Hat Software Collections (for RHEL Server for System Z) 1 for RHEL 7.7 s390x
Red Hat Software Collections (for RHEL Server for IBM Power LE) 1 for RHEL 7.7 ppc64le
Red Hat Software Collections (for RHEL Server) 1 for RHEL 7 x86_64
Red Hat Software Collections (for RHEL Server for System Z) 1 for RHEL 7 s390x
Red Hat Software Collections (for RHEL Server for IBM Power LE) 1 for RHEL 7 ppc64le
Red Hat Software Collections (for RHEL Workstation) 1 for RHEL 7 x86_64

Note: The preceding description block is extracted directly from the security advisory. Using automation, we have attempted to clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

On successful exploitation, it could allow an attacker to execute code.

  • CVSS V3 rated as Critical - 9.8 severity.
  • CVSS V2 rated as High - 7.5 severity.
  • Solution
    Upgrade to the latest packages which contain a patch. Refer to Applying Package Updates to RHEL system for details.

    Refer to Red Hat security advisory RHSA-2021:3280 to address this issue and obtain more information.

    Vendor References
    Software Advisories
    Advisory ID Software Component Link
    RHSA-2021:3280 Red Hat Enterprise Linux URL Logo access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:3280?language=en