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CVE-2021-22931

Published: 16 August 2021

Node.js before 16.6.0, 14.17.4, and 12.22.4 is vulnerable to Remote Code Execution, XSS, Application crashes due to missing input validation of host names returned by Domain Name Servers in Node.js dns library which can lead to output of wrong hostnames (leading to Domain Hijacking) and injection vulnerabilities in applications using the library.

Notes

AuthorNote
sbeattie
(from debian) nodejs uses system c-ares which fixed
CVE-2021-3672 and so this entry might be not-affected

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

9.8

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
nodejs
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
jammy Not vulnerable
(12.22.9~dfsg-1ubuntu3)
impish Ignored
(end of life)
hirsute Ignored
(end of life)
upstream Needs triage

kinetic Ignored
(end of life, was needs-triage)
bionic Not vulnerable
(8.10.0~dfsg-2ubuntu0.4+esm2)
focal Not vulnerable
(10.19.0~dfsg-3ubuntu1.1)
lunar Not vulnerable
(18.13.0+dfsg1-1ubuntu2)
trusty Not vulnerable
(0.10.25~dfsg2-2ubuntu1.2+esm1)
xenial Not vulnerable
(4.2.6~dfsg-1ubuntu4.2+esm2)
mantic Not vulnerable
(18.13.0+dfsg1-1ubuntu2)

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 9.8
Attack vector Network
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity impact High
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H