openSUSE-SU-2018:2855-1: moderate: Security update for nodejs8

openSUSE Security Update: Security update for nodejs8

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2018:2855-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1097158 #1097748 #1105019
Cross-References: CVE-2018-0732 CVE-2018-12115
Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 15.0

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


This update for nodejs8 to version 8.11.4 fixes the following issues:

Security issues fixed:

– CVE-2018-12115: Fixed an out-of-bounds memory write in Buffer that could
be used to write to memory outside of a Buffer’s memory space buffer
– Upgrade to OpenSSL 1.0.2p, which fixed:
– CVE-2018-0732: Client denial-of-service due to large DH parameter
– ECDSA key extraction via local side-channel

Other changes made:

– Recommend same major version npm package (bsc#1097748)
– Fix parallel/test-tls-passphrase.js test to continue to function with
older versions of OpenSSL library.

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-2018-1047=1

Package List:

– openSUSE Leap 15.0 (i586 x86_64):


– openSUSE Leap 15.0 (noarch):



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