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FreeBSD: VID-BEA84A7A-E0C9-11E7-B4F3-11BAA0C2DF21 (CVE-2017-15897): node.js -- Data Confidentiality/Integrity Vulnerability, December 2017

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
4 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) December 07, 2017 December 13, 2017 January 16, 2018

Description

Node.js had a bug in versions 8.X and 9.X which caused buffers to not be initialized when the encoding for the fill value did not match the encoding specified. For example, 'Buffer.alloc(0x100, "This is not correctly encoded", "hex");' The buffer implementation was updated such that the buffer will be initialized to all zeros in these cases.

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References

Solution

freebsd-upgrade-package-node