It was found that the Buffer.fill() and Buffer.alloc() function may hang. An attacker able to control the input of these function could use this flaw to cause a denial of service.
A flaw was found in Node.js 6.x (LTS "Boron"), 8.x (LTS "Carbon"), and 9.x. Calling Buffer.fill() or Buffer.alloc() with some parameters can lead to a hang which could result in a Denial of Service.
Created nodejs tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: epel-all [bug 1591007]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1591009]
RHOAR NodeJS 10.4.1, has already been released with fixes for this issue.
While jenkins-slave-nodejs8 includes a vulnerable version of NodeJS 8, users are not able to affect other uses of the platform.
NodeJS 0.10 used by openshift-enterprise-3/logging-auth-proxy is not affected by this issue.
openshift-enterprise-3/logging-kibana doesn't make use of the code affected by this flaw
This issue has been addressed in the following products:
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 EUS
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5 EUS
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Via RHSA-2018:2949 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2949