Security Bulletin NR19-02

Summary

Request parameters are added as segment attributes, even when the agent is configured with High Security Mode or Configurable Security Policies. This may result in unexpected data being collected.

Release date: April 1, 2019

Vulnerability identifier: NR19-02

Priority: Medium

Affected software

The following New Relic agent versions are affected:

Name Affected version Notes Remediated version

Node.js agent

3.0.0-5.6.2 5.6.3

Vulnerability information

By design, request parameters are added as segment attributes. Request parameters should be ignored when the agent is configured with High Security Mode or the attributes_include Configurable Security Policy.

Mitigating factors

Only affects agents configured with High Security Mode or the attributes_include Configurable Security Policy.

Workarounds

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