Security update for nodejs4

SUSE Security Update: Security update for nodejs4
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2016:2470-1
Rating: important
References: #1001652 #985201
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Web Scripting 12

  • An update that fixes 7 vulnerabilities is now available.


    This update brings the new upstream nodejs LTS version 4.6.0, fixing bugs
    and security issues:

    * Nodejs embedded openssl version update
    + upgrade to 1.0.2j (CVE-2016-6304, CVE-2016-2183, CVE-2016-2178,
    CVE-2016-6306, CVE-2016-7052)
    + remove support for dynamic 3rd party engine modules
    * http: Properly validate for allowable characters in input user data.
    This introduces a new case where throw may occur when configuring HTTP
    responses, users should already be adopting try/catch here.
    (CVE-2016-5325, bsc#985201)
    * tls: properly validate wildcard certificates (CVE-2016-7099, bsc#1001652)
    * buffer: Zero-fill excess bytes in new Buffer objects created with

    Patch Instructions:

    To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
    Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Web Scripting 12:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Web-Scripting-12-2016-1439=1

    To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Web Scripting 12 (ppc64le x86_64):
      • nodejs4-4.6.0-8.1
      • nodejs4-debuginfo-4.6.0-8.1
      • nodejs4-debugsource-4.6.0-8.1
      • nodejs4-devel-4.6.0-8.1
      • npm4-4.6.0-8.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Web Scripting 12 (noarch):
      • nodejs4-docs-4.6.0-8.1