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August 2021 Security Releases Node.js

August 6th, 2021

Summary

The Node.js project will release new versions of all supported release lines on or shortly after Wednesday August 11th, 2021 in order to address:

  • Two high severity issues and one low severity issue.

Impact

The 16.x release line of Node.js is vulnerable to two high severity issues and one low severity issue.

The 14.x release line of Node.js is vulnerable to two high severity issues and one low severity issue.

The 12.x release line of Node.js is vulnerable to two high severity issues and one low severity issue.

Release timing

Releases will be available at, or shortly after, Wednesday, August 11th, 2021.

Contact and future updates

The current Node.js security policy can be found at https://nodejs.org/en/security/. Please follow the process outlined in https://github.com/nodejs/node/blob/master/SECURITY.md if you wish to report a vulnerability in Node.js.

Subscribe to the low-volume announcement-only nodejs-sec mailing list at https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/nodejs-sec to stay up to date on security vulnerabilities and security-related releases of Node.js and the projects maintained in the nodejs GitHub organization.