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HistoryJul 29, 2021 - 12:00 a.m.

July 2021 Security Releases

2021-07-2900:00:00
OpenJS Foundation
nodejs.org
12

9.8 High

CVSS3

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

7.5 High

CVSS2

Access Vector

NETWORK

Access Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

PARTIAL

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

0.003 Low

EPSS

Percentile

68.5%

July 2021 Security Releases

By Daniel Bevenius, 2021-07-29

Security releases available

Updates are now available for v16.x, v14.x, and v12.x Node.js release lines for the following issue.

We normally like to give advance notice and provide releases in which the only changes are security fixes, but since this vulnerability was already public we felt it was more important to get this fix out fast in releases that were already planned.

Use after free on close http2 on stream canceling (High) (CVE-2021-22930)

Node.js is vulnerable to a use after free attack where an attacker might be able to exploit the memory corruption, to change process behavior.

You can read more about it in <https://vulners.com/cve/CVE-2021-22930&gt;

Thank you to Eran Levin (exx8) for reporting this vulnerability.

Impacts:

  • All versions of the 16.x, 14.x, and 12.x releases lines

Downloads and release details

9.8 High

CVSS3

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

7.5 High

CVSS2

Access Vector

NETWORK

Access Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

PARTIAL

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

0.003 Low

EPSS

Percentile

68.5%