CVE-2021-22931

NameCVE-2021-22931
DescriptionNode.js before 16.6.0, 14.17.4, and 12.22.4 is vulnerable to Remote Code Execution, XSS, Application crashes due to missing input validation of host names returned by Domain Name Servers in Node.js dns library which can lead to output of wrong hostnames (leading to Domain Hijacking) and injection vulnerabilities in applications using the library.
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
nodejs (PTS)buster10.24.0~dfsg-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)10.24.0~dfsg-1~deb10u2fixed
bullseye12.22.5~dfsg-2~11u1fixed
bullseye (security)12.22.12~dfsg-1~deb11u1fixed
bookworm, sid18.12.1+dfsg-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
nodejssource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- nodejs <not-affected> (Debian builds nodejs against src:c-ares)
https://nodejs.org/en/blog/vulnerability/aug-2021-security-releases/#cares-upgrade-improper-handling-of-untypical-characters-in-domain-names-high-cve-2021-22931

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