12 October 2017
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA256 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2017.2555 node -- access to unintended files 12 October 2017 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: node Publisher: FreeBSD Operating System: FreeBSD UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX) Impact/Access: Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated Resolution: Patch/Upgrade CVE Names: CVE-2017-14849 Original Bulletin: http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/1257718e-be97-458a-9744-d938b592db42.html Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on platforms other than FreeBSD. It is recommended that administrators running node check for an updated version of the software for their operating system. - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- node -- access to unintended files Affected packages 8.5.0 <= node < 8.6.0 Details VuXML ID 1257718e-be97-458a-9744-d938b592db42 Discovery 2017-09-27 Entry 2017-10-10 node developers report: Node.js 8.5.0 before 8.6.0 allows remote attackers to access unintended files, because a change to ".." handling was incompatible with the pathname validation used by unspecified community modules. [source] References CVE Name CVE-2017-14849 URL http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101056 - --------------------------END INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- You have received this e-mail bulletin as a result of your organisation's registration with AusCERT. The mailing list you are subscribed to is maintained within your organisation, so if you do not wish to continue receiving these bulletins you should contact your local IT manager. If you do not know who that is, please send an email to email@example.com and we will forward your request to the appropriate person. NOTE: Third Party Rights This security bulletin is provided as a service to AusCERT's members. As AusCERT did not write the document quoted above, AusCERT has had no control over its content. The decision to follow or act on information or advice contained in this security bulletin is the responsibility of each user or organisation, and should be considered in accordance with your organisation's site policies and procedures. AusCERT takes no responsibility for consequences which may arise from following or acting on information or advice contained in this security bulletin. NOTE: This is only the original release of the security bulletin. It may not be updated when updates to the original are made. If downloading at a later date, it is recommended that the bulletin is retrieved directly from the author's website to ensure that the information is still current. Contact information for the authors of the original document is included in the Security Bulletin above. If you have any questions or need further information, please contact them directly. Previous advisories and external security bulletins can be retrieved from: http://www.auscert.org.au/render.html?cid=1980 =========================================================================== Australian Computer Emergency Response Team The University of Queensland Brisbane Qld 4072 Internet Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Facsimile: (07) 3365 7031 Telephone: (07) 3365 4417 (International: +61 7 3365 4417) AusCERT personnel answer during Queensland business hours which are GMT+10:00 (AEST). On call after hours for member emergencies only. =========================================================================== -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Comment: http://www.auscert.org.au/render.html?it=1967 iQIVAwUBWd6s9Ix+lLeg9Ub1AQjKew/+NsiwE6PNqJDygYPeBt88CnlKGnBg3BgB 4ErAeg+zgFyQbCRTpVItjxk7g1XrUUANXbsGBaOuJl4KDC5zGNah9Q+grCrBnNvI 8119O06Viun/8sTVRaKzslGnv2gOTJl5klJ4vNWAno7I1mjJXL//trPuCcC1R4lG F4FfKPuZ6K+d0zGRL3Pc2yAnGDlFWZXk48DJEzuoq76o17XvLz+L7CNQ43LA6ucb yY3xhXfoBivPZv9LYtZtWIL2aM2lVvhMOrOG1zlXQ+vHSaq7y3VgF2iNOzu+tmIE tnGQpDdW5thUdn5Xw0dnMnhB+WTelBaiNwcOZUvLyNFaQUEvO1PQBsIa14TaHL+m HRuonChXJMCYgVrS7SPlcriPKBRf0RZQbmcx0RGkhnNrjGgFdGpv8qeuEMdZsJNd zNjDRxohuaGbbiGgxiWgNplAqPZHhEg1QSCabZKPlz8zc2dvwU3y9yhhszjA57+x wBAhxJNE+OHSJzBz7hyK7gtkFyBUHvk7chJnQ8lFeMNRM+Iy3sM2ZxjYCQMeVKB5 D0G9zmUbHmnwqgu/2FkQMJlLH3IxfoB1kwWfwxNixQknPX9iomknDTahrCKARexN C7D51M8JJ7ypbmQeOnAOiKY8Q+OeM+oT1gKhrTNJACfsOqnnVvG72anHmggWWG3Q MJcFJTMA5Dg= =lZ3G -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----