[USN-6491-1] Node.js vulnerabilities

Amir Naseredini amir.naseredini at canonical.com
Tue Nov 21 10:56:16 UTC 2023


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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6491-1
November 21, 2023

nodejs vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro)

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in Node.js.

Software Description:
- nodejs: An open-source, cross-platform JavaScript runtime environment.

Details:

Axel Chong discovered that Node.js 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 execute
arbitrary code. (CVE-2022-32212)

Zeyu Zhang discovered that Node.js 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 execute
arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. (CVE-2022-32213,
CVE-2022-32214, CVE-2022-32215)

It was discovered that Node.js 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 execute arbitrary
code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. (CVE-2022-35256)

It was discovered that Node.js 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 execute arbitrary
code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. (CVE-2022-43548)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS:
   libnode-dev                     12.22.9~dfsg-1ubuntu3.2
   libnode72                       12.22.9~dfsg-1ubuntu3.2
   nodejs                          12.22.9~dfsg-1ubuntu3.2
   nodejs-doc                      12.22.9~dfsg-1ubuntu3.2

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
   libnode-dev                     10.19.0~dfsg-3ubuntu1.3
   libnode64                       10.19.0~dfsg-3ubuntu1.3
   nodejs                          10.19.0~dfsg-3ubuntu1.3
   nodejs-doc                      10.19.0~dfsg-3ubuntu1.3

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):
   nodejs                          8.10.0~dfsg-2ubuntu0.4+esm4
   nodejs-dev                      8.10.0~dfsg-2ubuntu0.4+esm4
   nodejs-doc                      8.10.0~dfsg-2ubuntu0.4+esm4

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
   https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6491-1
   CVE-2022-32212, CVE-2022-32213, CVE-2022-32214, CVE-2022-32215,
   CVE-2022-35256, CVE-2022-43548

Package Information:
   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nodejs/12.22.9~dfsg-1ubuntu3.2
   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nodejs/10.19.0~dfsg-3ubuntu1.3

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