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FreeBSD: VID-1257718E-BE97-458A-9744-D938B592DB42 (CVE-2017-14849): node -- access to unintended files

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
09/27/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/10/2017
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

Node.js 8.5.0 before 8.6.0 allows remote attackers to access unintended files, because a change to ".." handling was incompatible with the pathname validation used by unspecified community modules.

Solution(s)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-node

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