CVE-2018-7160

NameCVE-2018-7160
DescriptionThe Node.js inspector, in 6.x and later is vulnerable to a DNS rebinding attack which could be exploited to perform remote code execution. An attack is possible from malicious websites open in a web browser on the same computer, or another computer with network access to the computer running the Node.js process. A malicious website could use a DNS rebinding attack to trick the web browser to bypass same-origin-policy checks and to allow HTTP connections to localhost or to hosts on the local network. If a Node.js process with the debug port active is running on localhost or on a host on the local network, the malicious website could connect to it as a debugger, and get full code execution access.
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NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
nodejs (PTS)jessie0.10.29~dfsg-2fixed
stretch4.8.2~dfsg-1fixed
buster, sid8.11.2~dfsg-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
nodejssource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant
nodejssourcejessie(not affected)
nodejssourcestretch(not affected)
nodejssourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[stretch] - nodejs <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[jessie] - nodejs <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[wheezy] - nodejs <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)

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