Debian Security Advisory

DSA-5395-1 nodejs -- security update

Date Reported:
02 May 2023
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 1031834.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2023-23920.
More information:

An untrusted search path vulnerability was discovered in Node.js, which could result in unexpected searching or loading ICU data when running with elevated privileges.

For the stable distribution (bullseye), this problem has been fixed in version 12.22.12~dfsg-1~deb11u4.

We recommend that you upgrade your nodejs packages.

For the detailed security status of nodejs please refer to its security tracker page at: