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June 2018 Security Releases

Jun 6th, 2018

Summary

Node.js will release new versions of all supported release lines on or around June 12th, 2018 (UTC). These releases will incorporate a number of security fixes.

Impact

  • All versions of Node.js 6.x (LTS "Boron") are vulnerable to 1 denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerability with a severity of LOW.
  • All versions of Node.js 8.x (LTS "Carbon") are vulnerable to 2 denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerabilities, the highest severity being HIGH.
  • Versions of Node.js 9.x are vulnerable to 5 denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerabilities, the highest severity being HIGH.
  • All versions of Node.js 10.x (Current) are vulnerable to 4 denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerabilities, the highest severity being HIGH.

Release timing

Releases will be available on or around June 12th, 2018 (UTC), along with disclosure of the details for the flaws addressed in each release in order to allow for complete impact assessment by users.

Contact and future updates

The current Node.js security policy can be found at https://nodejs.org/en/security/.

Please contact security@nodejs.org if you wish to report a vulnerability in Node.js.

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