[USN-6158-1] Node Fetch vulnerability
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Tue Jun 13 15:37:10 UTC 2023
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6158-1
June 13, 2023
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro)
Node Fetch could be made to expose sensitive information if it opened a
specially crafted file.
- node-fetch: A light-weight module that brings the Fetch API to Node.js
It was discovered that Node Fetch incorrectly handled certain inputs. If a
user or an automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted
input file, a remote attacker could possibly use this issue to obtain
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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