Bug 1591006 (CVE-2018-7167) - CVE-2018-7167 nodejs: Denial of Service by calling Buffer.fill() or Buffer.alloc() with specially crafted parameters
Summary: CVE-2018-7167 nodejs: Denial of Service by calling Buffer.fill() or Buffer.al...
Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2018-7167
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1591007 1591008 1591009 1596637 1596638
Blocks: 1591010
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Reported: 2018-06-13 22:05 UTC by Laura Pardo
Modified: 2019-05-31 21:51 UTC (History)
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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.
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Description Laura Pardo 2018-06-13 22:05:52 UTC
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.


References:
https://nodejs.org/en/blog/vulnerability/june-2018-security-releases/

Comment 1 Laura Pardo 2018-06-13 22:06:53 UTC
Created nodejs tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1591007]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1591009]

Comment 4 Cedric Buissart 🐶 2018-06-28 13:45:05 UTC
Upstream fix:
https://github.com/nodejs/node/commit/7dbcfc6217

Comment 6 Jason Shepherd 2018-06-29 05:43:05 UTC
RHOAR NodeJS 10.4.1, has already been released with fixes for this issue.

Comment 12 Jason Shepherd 2018-08-07 04:43:19 UTC
While jenkins-slave-nodejs8 includes a vulnerable version of NodeJS 8, users are not able to affect other uses of the platform.

Comment 14 Jason Shepherd 2018-09-04 03:46:59 UTC
NodeJS 0.10 used by openshift-enterprise-3/logging-auth-proxy is not affected by this issue.

Comment 15 Jason Shepherd 2018-09-04 03:52:11 UTC
openshift-enterprise-3/logging-kibana doesn't make use of the code affected by this flaw

Comment 17 Cedric Buissart 🐶 2018-11-08 15:19:16 UTC
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


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