Bug 1591006 - (CVE-2018-7167) CVE-2018-7167 nodejs: Denial of Service by calling Buffer.fill() or Buffer.alloc() with specially crafted parameters
CVE-2018-7167 nodejs: Denial of Service by calling Buffer.fill() or Buffer.al...
Status: NEW
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1591007 1596637 1596638 1591008 1591009
Blocks: 1591010
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Reported: 2018-06-13 18:05 EDT by Laura Pardo
Modified: 2018-08-07 01:25 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: nodejs 10.4.1, nodejs 9.11.2, nodejs 8.11.3, nodejs 6.14.3
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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 18:05:52 EDT
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.

Comment 1 Laura Pardo 2018-06-13 18:06:53 EDT
Created nodejs tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1591007]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1591009]
Comment 4 Cedric Buissart 2018-06-28 09:45:05 EDT
Upstream fix:
Comment 6 Jason Shepherd 2018-06-29 01:43:05 EDT
RHOAR NodeJS 10.4.1, has already been released with fixes for this issue.
Comment 12 Jason Shepherd 2018-08-07 00:43:19 EDT
While jenkins-slave-nodejs8 includes a vulnerable version of NodeJS 8, users are not able to affect other uses of the platform.

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