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weakness bulletin CVE-2016-4055

Node.js moment: denial of service via Regular Expression

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a fatal error via Regular Expression of Node.js moment, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Creation date: 27/03/2019.
Références of this bulletin: CERTFR-2019-AVI-132, CVE-2016-4055, NPM-55, TNS-2019-02, VIGILANCE-VUL-28878.
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Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a fatal error via Regular Expression of Node.js moment, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This computer weakness impacts software or systems such as Nodejs Modules ~ not comprehensive, Nessus.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this vulnerability note 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 cybersecurity threat.

Solutions for this threat

Node.js moment: version 2.11.2.
The version 2.11.2 is fixed:
  https://www.npmjs.com/package/moment

Nessus: version 8.3.0.
The version 8.3.0 is fixed:
  https://www.tenable.com/
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