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FreeBSD: VID-08B553ED-537A-11EB-BE6E-0022489AD614 (CVE-2020-8265): Node.js -- January 2021 Security Releases

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FreeBSD: VID-08B553ED-537A-11EB-BE6E-0022489AD614 (CVE-2020-8265): Node.js -- January 2021 Security Releases

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/04/2021
Created
01/20/2021
Added
01/15/2021
Modified
01/15/2021

Description

Node.js versions before 10.23.1, 12.20.1, 14.15.4, 15.5.1 are vulnerable to a use-after-free bug in its TLS implementation. When writing to a TLS enabled socket, node::StreamBase::Write calls node::TLSWrap::DoWrite with a freshly allocated WriteWrap object as first argument. If the DoWrite method does not return an error, this object is passed back to the caller as part of a StreamWriteResult structure. This may be exploited to corrupt memory leading to a Denial of Service or potentially other exploits.

Solution(s)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-node
  • freebsd-upgrade-package-node10
  • freebsd-upgrade-package-node12
  • freebsd-upgrade-package-node14

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