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Alma Linux: CVE-2019-16777: Important: nodejs:10 security update (ALSA-2020-0579)

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Alma Linux: CVE-2019-16777: Important: nodejs:10 security update (ALSA-2020-0579)

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

Description

Versions of the npm CLI prior to 6.13.4 are vulnerable to an Arbitrary File Overwrite. It fails to prevent existing globally-installed binaries to be overwritten by other package installations. For example, if a package was installed globally and created a serve binary, any subsequent installs of packages that also create a serve binary would overwrite the previous serve binary. This behavior is still allowed in local installations and also 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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