CVE-2017-16119

NameCVE-2017-16119
DescriptionFresh is a module used by the Express.js framework for HTTP response freshness testing. It is vulnerable to a regular expression denial of service when it is passed specially crafted input to parse. This causes the event loop to be blocked causing a denial of service condition.
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
Debian Bugs927715

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
node-fresh (PTS)stretch0.2.0-1vulnerable
buster0.2.0-2fixed
bullseye, sid0.5.2-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
node-freshsourcejessie(unfixed)end-of-life
node-freshsourcestretch(unfixed)end-of-life
node-freshsource(unstable)0.2.0-2927715

Notes

[stretch] - node-fresh <end-of-life> (Nodejs in stretch not covered by security support)
[jessie] - node-fresh <end-of-life> (Nodejs in jessie not covered by security support)
https://nodesecurity.io/advisories/526

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