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FreeBSD: VID-D7D1CC94-B971-11E7-AF3A-F1035DD0DA62 (CVE-2017-14919): Node.js -- remote DOS security vulnerability

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FreeBSD: VID-D7D1CC94-B971-11E7-AF3A-F1035DD0DA62 (CVE-2017-14919): Node.js -- remote DOS security vulnerability

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
10/17/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/26/2017
Modified
05/03/2019

Description

Node.js before 4.8.5, 6.x before 6.11.5, and 8.x before 8.8.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (uncaught exception and crash) by leveraging a change in the zlib module 1.2.9 making 8 an invalid value for the windowBits parameter.

Solution(s)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-node
  • freebsd-upgrade-package-node4
  • freebsd-upgrade-package-node6

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