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computer vulnerability CVE-2019-13173

Node.js fstream: privilege escalation via File Overwrite

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass restrictions via File Overwrite of Node.js fstream, in order to escalate his privileges.
Impacted systems: Nodejs Modules ~ not comprehensive, openSUSE Leap, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: administrator access/rights, privileged access/rights, data creation/edition.
Pirate's origin: internet client.
Creation date: 15/05/2019.
Références of this alert: CVE-2019-13173, NPM-886, openSUSE-SU-2019:1846-1, openSUSE-SU-2019:1907-1, SUSE-SU-2019:2055-1, SUSE-SU-2019:2078-1, SUSE-SU-2019:2081-1, SUSE-SU-2019:2099-1, SUSE-SU-2019:2181-1, USN-4123-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-29315.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass restrictions via File Overwrite of Node.js fstream, in order to escalate his privileges.
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