Security update for nodejs8

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:0635-1
Rating: moderate
CVSS scores:
  • CVE-2019-5737 ( SUSE ): 5.3 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
  • CVE-2019-5737 ( NVD ): 7.5 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15
  • Web and Scripting Module 15

An update that solves one vulnerability can now be installed.


This update for nodejs8 to version 8.15.1 fixes the following issue:

Security issue fixed:

  • CVE-2019-5737: Fixed a potentially attack vector which could lead to Denial of Service when HTTP connection are kept active (bsc#1127532).

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • Web and Scripting Module 15
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Web-Scripting-15-2019-635=1

Package List:

  • Web and Scripting Module 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64)
    • nodejs8-debugsource-8.15.1-3.14.1
    • npm8-8.15.1-3.14.1
    • nodejs8-devel-8.15.1-3.14.1
    • nodejs8-debuginfo-8.15.1-3.14.1
    • nodejs8-8.15.1-3.14.1
  • Web and Scripting Module 15 (noarch)
    • nodejs8-docs-8.15.1-3.14.1