#VU48569 Resource management error


Published: 2020-11-21

Vulnerability identifier: #VU48569

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-8277

CWE-ID: CWE-399

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: Yes

Vulnerable software:
Node.js
Server applications / Web servers

Vendor: Node.js Foundation

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to improper management of internal resources within the application when processing a large number of DNS responses. A Node.js application that allows an attacker to trigger a DNS request for a host of their choice could trigger a denial of service condition.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Node.js: 15.2.0, 15.1.0, 15.0.0 - 15.0.1, 14.15.0, 14.14.0, 14.13.0 - 14.13.1, 14.12.0, 14.11.0, 14.10.0 - 14.10.1, 14.9.0, 14.8.0, 14.7.0, 14.6.0, 14.5.0, 14.4.0, 14.3.0, 14.2.0, 14.1.0, 14.0.0, 13.14.0, 13.13.0, 13.12.0, 13.11.0, 13.10.0 - 13.10.1, 13.9.0, 13.8.0, 13.7.0, 13.6.0, 13.5.0, 13.4.0, 13.3.0, 13.2.0, 13.1.0, 13.0.0 - 13.0.1, 12.19.0, 12.18.0 - 12.18.4, 12.17.0, 12.16.0 - 12.16.3, 12.15.0, 12.14.0 - 12.14.1, 12.13.0 - 12.13.1, 12.12.0, 12.11.0 - 12.11.1, 12.10.0, 12.9.0 - 12.9.1, 12.8.0 - 12.8.1, 12.7.0, 12.6.0, 12.5.0, 12.4.0, 12.3.0 - 12.3.1, 12.2.0, 12.1.0, 12.0.0


CPE

External links
http://hackerone.com/reports/1033107
http://nodejs.org/en/blog/vulnerability/november-2020-security-releases/


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