CVE-2016-7099

NameCVE-2016-7099
DescriptionThe tls.checkServerIdentity function in Node.js 0.10.x before 0.10.47, 0.12.x before 0.12.16, 4.x before 4.6.0, and 6.x before 6.7.0 does not properly handle wildcards in name fields of X.509 certificates, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof servers via a crafted certificate.
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)
Debian Bugs839714

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
nodejs (PTS)jessie0.10.29~dfsg-2vulnerable
stretch4.8.2~dfsg-1fixed
buster4.8.4~dfsg-1fixed
sid8.9.3~dfsg-7fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
nodejssource(unstable)4.6.0~dfsg-1unimportant839714

Notes

https://nodejs.org/en/blog/vulnerability/september-2016-security-releases/
0.10.x: https://github.com/nodejs/node/commit/0d7e21ee7bcc79046f898f8c202d2ec87d23d711
4.x: https://github.com/nodejs/node/commit/3ff82deb2c3bd580d64be75dbafe460393c952fb

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