Bug 1576651 (CVE-2018-3736) - CVE-2018-3736 nodejs-https-proxy-agent: Unsanitized options passed to Buffer() allow for denial of service
Summary: CVE-2018-3736 nodejs-https-proxy-agent: Unsanitized options passed to Buffer(...
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 1727312
Alias: CVE-2018-3736
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1576652 1576653
Blocks: 1588910
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2018-05-10 04:28 UTC by Sam Fowler
Modified: 2021-02-17 00:20 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: nodejs-https-proxy-agent 2.2.0
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Last Closed: 2019-07-05 14:16:52 UTC

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Description Sam Fowler 2018-05-10 04:28:01 UTC
Versions of https-proxy-agent before 2.2.0 are vulnerable to denial of service. This is due to unsanitized options (proxy.auth) being passed to Buffer().

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Comment 1 Sam Fowler 2018-05-10 04:28:12 UTC
Created nodejs-https-proxy-agent tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-7 [bug 1576652]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1576653]

Comment 2 Jason Shepherd 2018-06-11 05:48:35 UTC
https-proxy-agent is included in supercore by it's dependency on NPM. It doesn't make use of the vulnerable API in the supercore source code.

Comment 3 Laura Pardo 2019-07-05 14:16:52 UTC
This CVE has been rejected as a duplicate of CVE-2018-3739. See bug 1727312

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 1727312 ***

Comment 4 Doran Moppert 2020-02-10 04:33:17 UTC

This flaw was found to be a duplicate of CVE-2018-3739. Please see https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-3739 for information about affected products and security errata.

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