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

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

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
12/08/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/14/2017
Modified
05/03/2019

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.

Solution(s)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-node
  • freebsd-upgrade-package-node4
  • freebsd-upgrade-package-node6
  • freebsd-upgrade-package-node8

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