Security update for nodejs8

SUSE Security Update: Security update for nodejs8
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:1918-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1091764 #1097375 #1097401 #1097404
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Web Scripting 15

  • An update that solves three vulnerabilities and has one errata is now available.


    This update for nodejs8 to version 8.11.3 fixes the following issues:

    These security issues were fixed:

    - CVE-2018-7167: Calling Buffer.fill() or Buffer.alloc() with some
    parameters could have lead to a hang which could have resulted in a DoS
    - CVE-2018-7161: By interacting with the http2 server in a manner that
    triggered a cleanup bug where objects are used in native code after they
    are no longer available an attacker could have caused a denial of
    service (DoS) by causing a node server providing an http2 server to
    crash (bsc#1097404).
    - CVE-2018-1000168: Fixed a denial of service vulnerability by unbundling
    nghttp2 (bsc#1097401)

    Patch Instructions:

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

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Web Scripting 15:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Web-Scripting-15-2018-1291=1

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Web Scripting 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
      • nodejs8-8.11.3-3.5.1
      • nodejs8-debuginfo-8.11.3-3.5.1
      • nodejs8-debugsource-8.11.3-3.5.1
      • nodejs8-devel-8.11.3-3.5.1
      • npm8-8.11.3-3.5.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Web Scripting 15 (noarch):
      • nodejs8-docs-8.11.3-3.5.1