CVE-2015-8856

NameCVE-2015-8856
DescriptionCross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the serve-index package before 1.6.3 for Node.js allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a crafted file or directory name.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
node-serve-index (PTS)buster, sid, jessie, stretch1.4.0-1vulnerable

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
node-serve-indexsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

libv8 is not covered by security support
https://nodesecurity.io/advisories/serve-static-xss
https://github.com/expressjs/serve-index/issues/28

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