Information Exposure Affecting node package, versions [,14.20.0) [15.0.0,16.16.0) [17.0.0,18.5.0)


Severity

Recommended
0.0
medium
0
10

CVSS assessment made by Snyk's Security Team

    Threat Intelligence

    EPSS
    0.36% (73rd percentile)

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-UPSTREAM-NODE-2946729
  • published 5 Jul 2022
  • disclosed 5 Jul 2022
  • credit Alex Chernyakhovsky

How to fix?

Upgrade node to version 14.20.0, 16.16.0, 18.5.0 or higher.

Overview

node is a JavaScript runtime built on Chrome's V8 JavaScript engine.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Information Exposure in the aesni_ocb_encrypt and aesni_ocb_decrypt, which reveal 16 unencrypted bytes of memory.

NOTE: Implementations using TLS or DTLS are not affected by this vulnerability.

CVSS Scores

version 3.1
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Snyk

5.3 medium
  • Attack Vector (AV)
    Network
  • Attack Complexity (AC)
    Low
  • Privileges Required (PR)
    None
  • User Interaction (UI)
    None
  • Scope (S)
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality (C)
    Low
  • Integrity (I)
    None
  • Availability (A)
    None
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NVD

5.3 medium
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SUSE

7.5 high
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Red Hat

5.3 medium