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Vulnerability of Node.js static-resource-server: file reading via Appended Slash

Synthesis of the vulnerability

A local attacker can read a file via Appended Slash of Node.js static-resource-server, in order to obtain sensitive information.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Creation date: 05/08/2019.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CVE-2018-16493, ibm10958783, VIGILANCE-VUL-29941.

Description of the vulnerability

A local attacker can read a file via Appended Slash of Node.js static-resource-server, in order to obtain sensitive information.
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This security weakness impacts software or systems such as IBM API Connect, Nodejs Modules ~ not comprehensive.

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

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 threat.

Solutions for this threat

Node.js static-resource-server: workaround.
A workaround is to disable Node.js static-resource-server.

IBM API Connect: patch for Node.js.
A patch is indicated in information sources.
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