openSUSE-SU-2018:1963-1: moderate: Security update for nodejs8

openSUSE Security Update: Security update for nodejs8

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2018:1963-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1091764 #1097375 #1097401 #1097404
Cross-References: CVE-2018-1000168 CVE-2018-7161 CVE-2018-7167

Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 15.0

An update that solves three vulnerabilities and has one
errata is now available.


This update for nodejs8 to version 8.11.3 fixes the following issues:

These security issues were fixed:

– CVE-2018-7167: Calling Buffer.fill() or Buffer.alloc() with some
parameters could have lead to a hang which could have resulted in a DoS
– CVE-2018-7161: By interacting with the http2 server in a manner that
triggered a cleanup bug where objects are used in native code after they
are no longer available an attacker could have caused a denial of
service (DoS) by causing a node server providing an http2 server to
crash (bsc#1097404).
– CVE-2018-1000168: Fixed a denial of service vulnerability by unbundling
nghttp2 (bsc#1097401)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15:Update update project.

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
like YaST online_update or “zypper patch”.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

– openSUSE Leap 15.0:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2018-724=1

Package List:

– openSUSE Leap 15.0 (i586 x86_64):


– openSUSE Leap 15.0 (noarch):



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