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An url-parse security update has been released for Ubuntu Linux 16.04 ESM, 18.04 LTS, and 20.04 LTS.



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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5973-1
March 27, 2023

node-url-parse vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 ESM

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in url-parse.

Software Description:
- node-url-parse: Small footprint URL parser that works across Node.js and browsers

Details:

It was discovered that url-parse incorrectly handled certain inputs. If a
user or an automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted
input file, a remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a
denial of service, or to perform a server-side request forgery attack or open
redirect attack. (CVE-2018-3774)

It was discovered that url-parse incorrectly handled certain inputs. If a
user or an automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted
input file, a remote attacker could possibly use this issue to bypass input
validation. This issue was only fixed in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. (CVE-2020-8124)

Yaniv Nizry discovered that url-parse incorrectly handled certain inputs.
If a user or an automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted
input file, a remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a
denial of service, or to perform a server-side request forgery attack or open
redirect attack. This issue was only fixed in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. (CVE-2021-27515)

It was discovered that url-parse incorrectly handled certain inputs.
If a user or an automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted
input file, a remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a
denial of service, or to perform a server-side request forgery attack or open
redirect attack. This issue was only fixed in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. (CVE-2021-3664)

It was discovered that url-parse incorrectly handled certain inputs. If a
user or an automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted
input file, a remote attacker could possibly use this issue to bypass
authorization. This issue was only fixed in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. (CVE-2022-0512, CVE-2022-0639, CVE-2022-0691)

Rohan Sharma discovered that url-parse incorrectly handled certain inputs.
If a user or an automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted
input file, a remote attacker could possibly use this issue to bypass
authorization. This issue was only fixed in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. (CVE-2022-0686)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
node-url-parse 1.4.7-3ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
node-url-parse 1.2.0-1ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM:
node-url-parse 1.0.5-2ubuntu0.1~esm2

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5973-1
CVE-2018-3774, CVE-2020-8124, CVE-2021-27515, CVE-2021-3664,
CVE-2022-0512, CVE-2022-0639, CVE-2022-0686, CVE-2022-0691

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/node-url-parse/1.4.7-3ubuntu0.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/node-url-parse/1.2.0-1ubuntu0.1