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FreeBSD: VID-2F3CD69E-7DEE-11EB-B92E-0022489AD614 (CVE-2021-22883): Node.js -- February 2021 Security Releases

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FreeBSD: VID-2F3CD69E-7DEE-11EB-B92E-0022489AD614 (CVE-2021-22883): Node.js -- February 2021 Security Releases

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
02/23/2021
Created
03/12/2021
Added
03/10/2021
Modified
03/15/2021

Description

Node.js before 10.24.0, 12.21.0, 14.16.0, and 15.10.0 is vulnerable to a denial of service attack when too many connection attempts with an 'unknownProtocol' are established. This leads to a leak of file descriptors. If a file descriptor limit is configured on the system, then the server is unable to accept new connections and prevent the process also from opening, e.g. a file. If no file descriptor limit is configured, then this lead to an excessive memory usage and cause the system to run out of memory.

Solution(s)

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

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