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USN-6457-1: Node.js vulnerabilities

30 October 2023

Several security issues were fixed in Node.js.

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Releases

Packages

  • nodejs - An open-source, cross-platform JavaScript runtime environment.

Details

Tavis Ormandy 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 cause a
denial of service. (CVE-2022-0778)

Elison Niven 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-2022-1292)

Chancen and Daniel Fiala 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-2022-2068)

Alex Chernyakhovsky 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-2022-2097)

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 22.04

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

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