Security update for nodejs8 (moderate)

ID OPENSUSE-SU-2018:2855-1
Type suse
Reporter Suse
Modified 2018-09-25T15:12:31


This update for nodejs8 to version 8.11.4 fixes the following issues:

Security issues fixed:

  • CVE-2018-12115: Fixed an out-of-bounds memory write in Buffer that could be used to write to memory outside of a Buffer's memory space buffer (bsc#1105019)
  • Upgrade to OpenSSL 1.0.2p, which fixed:
    • CVE-2018-0732: Client denial-of-service due to large DH parameter (bsc#1097158)
    • ECDSA key extraction via local side-channel

Other changes made:

  • Recommend same major version npm package (bsc#1097748)
  • Fix parallel/test-tls-passphrase.js test to continue to function with older versions of OpenSSL library.

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15:Update update project.