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Vulnerability of Node.js ini: privilege escalation via Prototype Pollution

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Prototype Pollution of Node.js ini, in order to escalate his privileges.
Impacted systems: Debian, Nodejs Modules ~ not comprehensive, RHEL.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Creation date: 11/12/2020.
Références of this alert: CVE-2020-7788, DLA-2503-1, NPM-1589, RHSA-2021:0421-01, RHSA-2021:0485-01, RHSA-2021:0521-01, RHSA-2021:0548-01, RHSA-2021:0549-01, RHSA-2021:0551-01, VIGILANCE-VUL-34091.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Prototype Pollution of Node.js ini, in order to escalate his privileges.
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This computer vulnerability alert impacts software or systems such as Debian, Nodejs Modules ~ not comprehensive, RHEL.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer threat alert is medium.

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

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

Solutions for this threat 

Node.js ini: version 1.3.6.
The version 1.3.6 is fixed:
  https://www.npmjs.com/package/ini

Debian 9: new node-ini packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 9: node-ini 1.1.0-1+deb9u1

RHEL 7: new rh-nodejs10-nodejs packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 7.0-7.9: rh-nodejs10-nodejs 10.23.1-2.el7

RHEL 7: new rh-nodejs12-nodejs packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 7.0-7.9: rh-nodejs12-nodejs 12.20.1-1.el7

RHEL 7: new rh-nodejs14-nodejs packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 7.0-7.9: rh-nodejs14-nodejs 14.15.4-2.el7

RHEL 8: new nodejs-10 module.
The following module is updated:
  RHEL 8 Module: nodejs:10

RHEL 8: new nodejs-12 module.
The following module is updated:
  RHEL 8 Module: nodejs:12

RHEL 8: new nodejs-14 module.
The following module is updated:
  RHEL 8 Module: nodejs:14
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