CVE-2015-8851 Detail

Current Description

node-uuid before 1.4.4 uses insufficiently random data to create a GUID, which could make it easier for attackers to have unspecified impact via brute force guessing.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/04/13/8 Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1327056 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/broofa/node-uuid/commit/672f3834ed02c798aa021c618d0a5666c8da000d Patch 
https://nodesecurity.io/advisories/93 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-331 Insufficient Entropy cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-8851
NVD Published Date:
01/30/2020
NVD Last Modified:
02/05/2020
Source:
MITRE