06 September 2019
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA256 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2019.3379 USN-4123-1: npm/fstream vulnerability 6 September 2019 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: npm/fstream Publisher: Ubuntu Operating System: Ubuntu Impact/Access: Overwrite Arbitrary Files -- Remote/Unauthenticated Resolution: Patch/Upgrade CVE Names: CVE-2019-13173 Reference: ESB-2019.2944 ESB-2019.3007.3 Original Bulletin: https://usn.ubuntu.com/4123-1/ - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- USN-4123-1: npm/fstream vulnerability 5 September 2019 npm/fstream vulnerability A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: o Ubuntu 19.04 o Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Summary npm/fstream could be made to overwrite files. Software Description o node-fstream - Advanced filesystem streaming tools for Node.js Details It was discovered that npm/fstream incorrectly handled certain crafted tarballs. An attacker could use this vulnerability to write aritrary files to the filesystem. Update instructions The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 19.04 node-fstream - 1.0.10-1ubuntu0.19.04.2 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS node-fstream - 1.0.10-1ubuntu0.18.04.1 To update your system, please follow these instructions: https:// wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades . In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes. References o CVE-2019-13173 - --------------------------END INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- You have received this e-mail bulletin as a result of your organisation's registration with AusCERT. The mailing list you are subscribed to is maintained within your organisation, so if you do not wish to continue receiving these bulletins you should contact your local IT manager. If you do not know who that is, please send an email to email@example.com and we will forward your request to the appropriate person. NOTE: Third Party Rights This security bulletin is provided as a service to AusCERT's members. As AusCERT did not write the document quoted above, AusCERT has had no control over its content. The decision to follow or act on information or advice contained in this security bulletin is the responsibility of each user or organisation, and should be considered in accordance with your organisation's site policies and procedures. AusCERT takes no responsibility for consequences which may arise from following or acting on information or advice contained in this security bulletin. NOTE: This is only the original release of the security bulletin. It may not be updated when updates to the original are made. If downloading at a later date, it is recommended that the bulletin is retrieved directly from the author's website to ensure that the information is still current. Contact information for the authors of the original document is included in the Security Bulletin above. If you have any questions or need further information, please contact them directly. Previous advisories and external security bulletins can be retrieved from: https://www.auscert.org.au/bulletins/ =========================================================================== Australian Computer Emergency Response Team The University of Queensland Brisbane Qld 4072 Internet Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Facsimile: (07) 3365 7031 Telephone: (07) 3365 4417 (International: +61 7 3365 4417) AusCERT personnel answer during Queensland business hours which are GMT+10:00 (AEST). On call after hours for member emergencies only. =========================================================================== -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Comment: http://www.auscert.org.au/render.html?it=1967 iQIVAwUBXXGwlmaOgq3Tt24GAQhw3A/8DAz9QQWjcCCHwTZc5Zc3K11aLZw8aEzl XeKEk0wJr22rJ1xratSRQpbHT4uuLq15LloqRATKAfz7JQ8IWQEkwBMd5VCUxNzN KSLxHouk2rgmFLHtUjvD1bEBaTtkSSqq9H2AxhUE0RZK/M8ETJM528bKHm7ExLfe 9JFgo6kGBENoy0AfPjWDdjvT3h5kEGFSIRzfL73RM+FgO6/IyMMRrGmC9f/npGKX jxZiISzbr1HQCp1JNlv4CHaKy4a7BtiuZNHjRJUDp43/huIGzo3Fq+Xk+SbXmZY8 Mb+0wHkRTEjZld4O0p0WgVMud0doirn5H88goZVfW7ua7naIS+DR0zOAYVylHIrp 8w0KQTgYsm/ZrQDlLU0bn4URqRLZIB6rzHNiRKJFFEiXTQ+Wwqv/gp78SDnkRsKl EocqjyhIFiVub8RRbLdIJbFAmEebV/7JunZ9bf1N8ZUehbbvpBP809PHdwYCvrMj b4Vzk4yUnOdV10Dq/FWE7SnhlAVd7HyE2kWo09g/0Piw4vAHEa5HgykjvWOajKfS g3UzSfsghHEqOfHLp3H19k4QfWG7e0s0t6YMvQHAYNCiIDyxsvog5ojciRJYtxoj O9BjZ61U/Lec1U9sR3XPSPDd1JN43JrCSUcsOjOww8GADYmyVL9lA7Y8Jp78ap8E cc+5reDMBFI= =QDKP -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----