SUSE-SU-2016:2470-2: important: Security update for nodejs4

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Tue Nov 1 09:19:34 MDT 2016

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for nodejs4

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2016:2470-2
Rating:             important
References:         #1001652 #985201 
Cross-References:   CVE-2016-2178 CVE-2016-2183 CVE-2016-5325
                    CVE-2016-6304 CVE-2016-6306 CVE-2016-7052
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Web Scripting 12

   An update that fixes 7 vulnerabilities is now available.


   This update brings the new upstream nodejs LTS version 4.6.0, fixing bugs
   and security issues:

   * Nodejs embedded openssl version update
       + upgrade to 1.0.2j (CVE-2016-6304, CVE-2016-2183, CVE-2016-2178,
         CVE-2016-6306, CVE-2016-7052)
       + remove support for dynamic 3rd party engine modules
   * http: Properly validate for allowable characters in input user data.
     This introduces a new case where throw may occur when configuring HTTP
     responses, users should already be adopting try/catch here.
     (CVE-2016-5325, bsc#985201)
   * tls: properly validate wildcard certificates (CVE-2016-7099, bsc#1001652)
   * buffer: Zero-fill excess bytes in new Buffer objects created with

Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Web Scripting 12:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Web-Scripting-12-2016-1439=1

   To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Web Scripting 12 (aarch64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Web Scripting 12 (noarch):



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