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Vulnerability of Nghttp2: NULL pointer dereference via ALTSVC Frame

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can force a NULL pointer to be dereferenced via ALTSVC Frame of Nghttp2, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Impacted software: Fedora, IBM i, IRAD, Nodejs Core, openSUSE Leap, Solaris, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 3/4.
Creation date: 23/04/2018.
Références of this announce: bulletinoct2018, CVE-2018-1000168, FEDORA-2018-cec96a9c41, ibm10715995, ibm10728705, openSUSE-SU-2018:1963-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1918-1, SUSE-SU-2021:0932-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-25942.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can force a NULL pointer to be dereferenced via ALTSVC Frame of Nghttp2, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This security announce impacts software or systems such as Fedora, IBM i, IRAD, Nodejs Core, openSUSE Leap, Solaris, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this threat is important.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of internet client.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer vulnerability announce.

Solutions for this threat 

Fedora 27: new nghttp2 packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 27: nghttp2 1.31.1-1.fc27

IBM i: solution for Node.js.
The solution is indicated in information sources.

IBM Rational Application Developer for WebSphere: solution for Node.js.
The solution is indicated in information sources.

Node.js Core: version 10.4.1.
The version 10.4.1 is fixed:
  https://nodejs.org/en/download/

Node.js Core: version 8.11.3.
The version 8.11.3 is fixed:
  https://nodejs.org/en/download/

Node.js Core: version 9.11.2.
The version 9.11.2 is fixed:
  https://nodejs.org/en/download/

openSUSE Leap 15.0: new nodejs8 packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.0: nodejs8 8.11.3-lp150.2.3.1

Oracle Solaris: patch for third party software of October 2018 v1.
A patch is available:
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=1448883.1

SUSE LE 12 SP2-5: new nghttp2 packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP2: nghttp2 1.39.2-3.5.1
  SUSE LE 12 SP3: nghttp2 1.39.2-3.5.1
  SUSE LE 12 SP4: nghttp2 1.39.2-3.5.1
  SUSE LE 12 SP5: nghttp2 1.39.2-3.5.1

SUSE LE 15: new nodejs8 packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 RTM: nodejs8 8.11.3-3.5.1
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