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Alma Linux: CVE-2019-16776: Important: nodejs:10 security update (ALSA-2020-0579)

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Alma Linux: CVE-2019-16776: Important: nodejs:10 security update (ALSA-2020-0579)

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Published
12/13/2019
Created
05/05/2022
Added
05/04/2022
Modified
05/04/2022

Description

Versions of the npm CLI prior to 6.13.3 are vulnerable to an Arbitrary File Write. It fails to prevent access to folders outside of the intended node_modules folder through the bin field. A properly constructed entry in the package.json bin field would allow a package publisher to modify and/or gain access to arbitrary files on a user's system when the package is installed. This behavior is still possible through install scripts. This vulnerability bypasses a user using the --ignore-scripts install option.

Solution(s)

  • alma-upgrade-nodejs-nodemon
  • alma-upgrade-nodejs-packaging

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