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CVE-2018-12123 Detail

Current Description

Node.js: All versions prior to Node.js 6.15.0, 8.14.0, 10.14.0 and 11.3.0: Hostname spoofing in URL parser for javascript protocol: If a Node.js application is using url.parse() to determine the URL hostname, that hostname can be spoofed by using a mixed case "javascript:" (e.g. "javAscript:") protocol (other protocols are not affected). If security decisions are made about the URL based on the hostname, they may be incorrect.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:1821
https://nodejs.org/en/blog/vulnerability/november-2018-security-releases/ Patch Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation NIST  
CWE-115 Misinterpretation of Input Node.js  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:nodejs:node.js:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
6.0.0
Up to (including)
6.15.0
 cpe:2.3:a:nodejs:node.js:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
8.0.0
Up to (including)
8.14.0
 cpe:2.3:a:nodejs:node.js:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
10.0.0
Up to (including)
10.14.0
 cpe:2.3:a:nodejs:node.js:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
11.0.0
Up to (including)
11.3.0


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-12123
NVD Published Date:
11/28/2018
NVD Last Modified:
07/22/2019