Buffer Overflow

Affecting node package, versions [, 10.22.1) || [12.0.0, 12.18.4) || [14.0.0,14.9.0)

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Overview

node is a JavaScript runtime built on Chrome's V8 JavaScript engine.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Buffer Overflow. realpath() implementation performs an incorrect calculation when allocating a buffer, leading to a potential buffer overflow.

Remediation

Upgrade node to version 10.22.1, 12.18.4, 14.9.0 or higher.

References

CVSS Score

6.5
medium severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    None
  • Integrity
    Low
  • Availability
    Low
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:L
Credit
Unknown
CVE
CVE-2020-8252
CWE
CWE-119
Snyk ID
SNYK-UPSTREAM-NODE-1009920
Disclosed
15 Sep, 2020
Published
16 Sep, 2020