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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-12120

Node.js: All versions prior to Node.js 6.15.0: Debugger port 5858 listens on any interface by default: When the debugger is enabled with `node --debug` or `node debug`, it listens to port 5858 on all interfaces by default. This may allow remote computers to attach to the debug port and evaluate arbitrary JavaScript. The default interface is now localhost. It has always been possible to start the debugger on a specific interface, such as `node --debug=localhost`. The debugger was removed in Node.js 8 and replaced with the inspector, so no versions from 8 and later are vulnerable.
Publish Date : 2018-11-28 Last Update Date : 2019-10-09
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 829

- Products Affected By CVE-2018-12120

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Nodejs Node.js * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Nodejs Node.js 1

- References For CVE-2018-12120

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106040
BID 106040 Node.js Debugger CVE-2018-12120 Security Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2018-11-27
https://nodejs.org/en/blog/vulnerability/november-2018-security-releases/ CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2018-12120

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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