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io.js 'V8 utf-8 decoder' Denial Of Service Vulnerability (Windows)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

7 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The host is installed with io.js and is prone to denial of service vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw is due to an error in 'Utf8DecoderBase::WriteUtf16Slow' function in unicode-decoder.cc within Google V8 which does not verify that there is memory available for a UTF-16 surrogate pair.

Affected Software

Affected Software

io.js before 1.8.3 and 2.x before 2.3.3

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to io.js version 1.8.3 or 2.3.3 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)