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Alpine Linux: CVE-2023-32559: Vulnerability in Nodejs

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2023-32559: Vulnerability in Nodejs

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
08/24/2023
Created
04/09/2024
Added
03/26/2024
Modified
04/09/2024

Description

A privilege escalation vulnerability exists in the experimental policy mechanism in all active release lines: 16.x, 18.x and, 20.x. The use of the deprecated API `process.binding()` can bypass the policy mechanism by requiring internal modules and eventually take advantage of `process.binding('spawn_sync')` run arbitrary code, outside of the limits defined in a `policy.json` file. Please note that at the time this CVE was issued, the policy is an experimental feature of Node.js.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-nodejs

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