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Mageia 2021-0068: nodejs-ini security update

Date 05 Feb 2021
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
It was discovered that there was an issue in nodejs-ini, where an application could be exploited by a malicious input file. This affects the package ini before 1.3.6. If an attacker submits a malicious INI file to an application that parses it with ini.parse, they will pollute the prototype on the application. This can be exploited further depending on the context
MGASA-2021-0068 - Updated nodejs-ini package fixes a security vulnerability

Publication date: 05 Feb 2021
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0068.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 7
CVE: CVE-2020-7788

It was discovered that there was an issue in nodejs-ini, where an application
could be exploited by a malicious input file. This affects the package ini
before 1.3.6. If an attacker submits a malicious INI file to an application
that parses it with ini.parse, they will pollute the prototype on the
application. This can be exploited further depending on the context
(CVE-2020-7788).

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=27901
- https://www.debian.org/lts/security/2020/dla-2503
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2020-7788

SRPMS:
- 7/core/nodejs-ini-1.3.8-1.mga7

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