CVE-2017-14849

NameCVE-2017-14849
DescriptionNode.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.
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

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
nodejs (PTS)stretch4.8.2~dfsg-1fixed
buster10.21.0~dfsg-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)10.24.0~dfsg-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye12.20.2~dfsg-2fixed
sid12.21.0~dfsg-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
nodejssource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- nodejs <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced in 8.5.0)
https://nodejs.org/en/blog/vulnerability/september-2017-path-validation/
https://twitter.com/nodejs/status/913131152868876288

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