Security Bulletin NR18-08


A security update for the Node.js agent fixes a vulnerability in the https-proxy-agent module.

Release date: Apr 12, 2018

Vulnerability identifier: NR18-08

Priority: Low

Affected software

The following New Relic agent versions are affected:

Name Affected version Notes Remediated version
Node.js agent All 4.0.0

Vulnerability information

The New Relic Node.js agent uses https-proxy-agent as an option to send data to the New Relic collector via an HTTP or HTTPS proxy server. The Node.js agent used a version of this module which was vulnerable to Uninitialized Memory Exposure and Denial of Service. This fix updates the module to a version that is not vulnerable.

Mitigating Circumstances

Triggering this security vulnerability requires control of the agent proxy authentication configuration.


New Relic has not identified any workarounds for this vulnerability.

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