Executive Summary

Summary
Title npm/fstream vulnerability
Informations
NameUSN-4123-1First vendor Publication2019-09-05
VendorUbuntuLast vendor Modification2019-09-05
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevisionN/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score6.4Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score4.9Attack ComplexityLow
Cvss Expoit Score10AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 19.04 - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Summary:

npm/fstream could be made to overwrite files.

Software Description: - node-fstream: Advanced filesystem streaming tools for Node.js

Details:

It was discovered that npm/fstream incorrectly handled certain crafted tarballs. An attacker could use this vulnerability to write aritrary files to the filesystem.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 19.04:
node-fstream 1.0.10-1ubuntu0.19.04.2

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
node-fstream 1.0.10-1ubuntu0.18.04.1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4123-1
CVE-2019-13173

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/node-fstream/1.0.10-1ubuntu0.19.04.2
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/node-fstream/1.0.10-1ubuntu0.18.04.1

Original Source

Url : http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-4123-1

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
100 %CWE-20Improper Input Validation

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application45

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DateInformations
2019-09-05 17:19:09
  • First insertion