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CVE-2021-22884

Published: 03 March 2021

Node.js before 10.24.0, 12.21.0, 14.16.0, and 15.10.0 is vulnerable to DNS rebinding attacks as the whitelist includes “localhost6”. When “localhost6” is not present in /etc/hosts, it is just an ordinary domain that is resolved via DNS, i.e., over network. If the attacker controls the victim's DNS server or can spoof its responses, the DNS rebinding protection can be bypassed by using the “localhost6” domain. As long as the attacker uses the “localhost6” domain, they can still apply the attack described in CVE-2018-7160.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.5

Status

Package Release Status
nodejs
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (12.21.0~dfsg-1)
Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri) Needs triage

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Needs triage

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Needs triage

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Needs triage

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Ignored
(end of standard support, was needs-triage)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Needs triage