CVE Details

Release Date:2024-02-19


Node.js depends on multiple built-in utility functions to normalize paths provided to node:fs functions, which can be overwitten with user-defined implementations leading to filesystem permission model bypass through path traversal attack. This vulnerability affects all users using the experimental permission model in Node.js 20 and Node.js 21. Please note that at the time this CVE was issued, the permission model is an experimental feature of Node.js.

See more information about CVE-2024-21891 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD

CVSS v3.0 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 6.6 Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N
Access Vector: Local network Attack Complexity: Low
Privileges Required: Low User Interaction: Required
Scope: Unchanged Confidentiality Impact: High
Integrity Impact: High Availability Impact: None

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 8 (nodejs)ELSA-2024-16872024-04-08
Oracle Linux version 8 (nodejs-nodemon)ELSA-2024-16872024-04-08
Oracle Linux version 8 (nodejs-packaging)ELSA-2024-16872024-04-08
Oracle Linux version 9 (nodejs)ELSA-2024-16882024-04-08
Oracle Linux version 9 (nodejs-nodemon)ELSA-2024-16882024-04-08
Oracle Linux version 9 (nodejs-packaging)ELSA-2024-16882024-04-08

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