A flaw was found in http-proxy-agent versions before 2.1.0. The http-proxy-agent passes auth option to the Buffer constructor without proper sanitization, resulting in DoS and uninitialized memory leak in setups where an attacker could submit typed input to the 'auth' parameter (e.g. JSON).
Created nodejs-http-proxy-agent tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1567247]
Affects: epel-7 [bug 1567246]
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.
This flaw is similar to CVE-2018-3739.
This issue did not affect the versions of nodejs as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 as they already include the patched code.
This issue did not affect the versions of rh-nodejs10-nodejs as shipped with Red Hat Software Collections 3 as they already include the patched code.
This vulnerability is out of security support scope for the following product:
* Red Hat Mobile Application Platform
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