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CVE-2018-7167 Detail

Description

Calling Buffer.fill() or Buffer.alloc() with some parameters can lead to a hang which could result in a Denial of Service. In order to address this vulnerability, the implementations of Buffer.alloc() and Buffer.fill() were updated so that they zero fill instead of hanging in these cases. All versions of Node.js 6.x (LTS "Boron"), 8.x (LTS "Carbon"), and 9.x are vulnerable. All versions of Node.js 10.x (Current) are NOT vulnerable.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/13/2018

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Hyperlink Resource
https://nodejs.org/en/blog/vulnerability/june-2018-security-releases/

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CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-7167
NVD Published Date:
06/13/2018
NVD Last Modified:
06/13/2018