Security Bulletin: IBM® SDK for Node.js™ in IBM Bluemix may be affected by CVE-2016-1669
DESCRIPTION: Google Chrome is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by an error in V8. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web site, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 6.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/113145 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)
Affected Products and Versions
These vulnerabilities affect IBM SDK for Node.js v126.96.36.199 and previous releases.
These vulnerabilities affect IBM SDK for Node.js v188.8.131.52 and previous releases.
These vulnerabilities affect IBM SDK for Node.js v184.108.40.206 and previous releases.
These vulnerabilities affect IBM SDK for Node.js v220.127.116.11 and previous releases.
The corresponding open-source versions are v0.10.45, v0.12.14 and v4.4.5, respectively.
To check which version of the Node.js runtime runtime your Bluemix application is using, navigate to the "Files" menu item for your application through the Bluemix UI. In the "logs" directory, check the "staging_task.log".
You can also find this file through the command-line Cloud Foundry client by running the following command:
cf files <appname> logs/staging_task.log
Look for the following lines:
-----> IBM SDK for Node.js Buildpack _______
If the Node.js engine version is not v0.10.46, v0.12.15 or v4.4.6, your application may be vulnerable.
The fixes for these vulnerabilities are included in IBM SDK for Node.js v18.104.22.168 and subsequent releases.
The fixes for these vulnerabilities are included in IBM SDK for Node.js v22.214.171.124 and subsequent releases.
The fixes for these vulnerabilities are included in IBM SDK for Node.js v126.96.36.199 and subsequent releases.
The fixes for these vulnerabilities are included in IBM SDK for Node.js v188.8.131.52 and subsequent releases.
To upgrade to the latest version of the Node.js runtime, please specify the latest Node.js runtime in your package.json file for your application:
You will then need to restage (or re-push) your application using the IBM SDK for Node.js Buildpack v3.6.
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July 22 2016: Original version published
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IBM SDK for Node.js for Bluemix
Software version: Version Independent
Operating system(s): Platform Independent
Reference #: 1987539
Modified date: 22 July 2016