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Vulnerability of Node Core: denial of service via zlib windowBits

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a fatal error via zlib windowBits of Node Core, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Vulnerable systems: Fedora, Nodejs Core, openSUSE Leap.
Severity of this threat: 3/4.
Creation date: 25/10/2017.
Références of this weakness: CVE-2017-14919, FEDORA-2017-5c17b4934f, FEDORA-2017-c582c1e728, openSUSE-SU-2018:0029-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:0315-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-24236.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a fatal error via zlib windowBits of Node Core, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This security bulletin impacts software or systems such as Fedora, Nodejs Core, openSUSE Leap.

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

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

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this vulnerability alert.

Solutions for this threat 

Node Core: version 8.8.0.
The version 8.8.0 is fixed:
  https://nodejs.org/

Node Core: version 6.11.5.
The version 6.11.5 is fixed:
  https://nodejs.org/

Node Core: version 4.8.5.
The version 4.8.5 is fixed:
  https://nodejs.org/

Fedora: new nodejs packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 25: nodejs 6.11.5-1.fc25
  Fedora 26: nodejs 6.11.5-1.fc26

openSUSE Leap: new nodejs4 packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 42.2: nodejs4 4.8.7-5.9.1
  openSUSE Leap 42.3: nodejs4 4.8.7-11.1

openSUSE Leap: new nodejs6 packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 42.3: nodejs6 6.12.2-6.1
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