Security update for nodejs4

SUSE Security Update: Security update for nodejs4
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:2647-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1082318 #1091764 #1097158 #1097748 #1105019
Cross-References:CVE-2018-0732 CVE-2018-12115
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Web Scripting 12
  • SUSE Enterprise Storage 4

An update that solves two vulnerabilities and has three fixes is now available.


This update for nodejs4 fixes the following issues:
Security issues fixed:

  • CVE-2018-12115: Fixed an out-of-bounds memory write in Buffer that could be used to write to memory outside of a Buffer's memory space buffer (bsc#1105019)
  • Upgrade to OpenSSL 1.0.2p, which fixed: - CVE-2018-0732: Client denial-of-service due to large DH parameter (bsc#1097158) - ECDSA key extraction via local side-channel

Other changes made:
  • Recommend same major version npm package (bsc#1097748)
  • Use absolute paths in executable shebang lines
  • Fix building with ICU61.1 (bsc#1091764)
  • Install license with %license, not %doc (bsc#1082318)

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 12:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Web-Scripting-12-2018-1854=1
  • SUSE Enterprise Storage 4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-4-2018-1854=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Web Scripting 12 (aarch64 ppc64le x86_64):
    • nodejs4-4.9.1-15.14.1
    • nodejs4-debuginfo-4.9.1-15.14.1
    • nodejs4-debugsource-4.9.1-15.14.1
    • nodejs4-devel-4.9.1-15.14.1
    • npm4-4.9.1-15.14.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Web Scripting 12 (noarch):
    • nodejs4-docs-4.9.1-15.14.1
  • SUSE Enterprise Storage 4 (aarch64 x86_64):
    • nodejs4-4.9.1-15.14.1
    • nodejs4-debuginfo-4.9.1-15.14.1
    • nodejs4-debugsource-4.9.1-15.14.1