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1285771: CVE-2015-8027 nodejs: unspecified denial of service vulnerability

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Node.js 0.12.x before 0.12.9, 4.x before 4.2.3, and 5.x before 5.1.1 does not ensure the availability of a parser for each HTTP socket, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (uncaughtException and service outage) via a pipelined HTTP request.

Find out more about CVE-2015-8027 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


This issue did not affect the versions of nodejs as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Software Collections version 2, Red Hat OpenStack Platform and Red Hat Openshift Enterprise and Openshift Online as they do not include the vulnerable version of nodejs.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux nodejs010-nodejs Not affected
Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise 1 nodejs Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 7.0 Operational Tools for RHEL 7 nodejs Not affected
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.

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