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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2021-22883) (Multiple Advisories): nodejs:14 security and bug fix update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2021-22883) (Multiple Advisories): nodejs:14 security and bug fix update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
02/26/2021
Created
03/09/2021
Added
03/06/2021
Modified
03/23/2021

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)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-nodejs
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-nodejs-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-nodejs-docs
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-nodejs-full-i18n
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-nodejs-nodemon
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-nodejs-packaging
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-npm

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