EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : chrony (EulerOS-SA-2017-1158)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.

Description :

According to the version of the chrony package installed, the EulerOS
installation on the remote host is affected by the following
vulnerability :

- chrony before 1.31.2 and 2.x before 2.2.1 do not verify
peer associations of symmetric keys when authenticating
packets, which might allow remote attackers to conduct
impersonation attacks via an arbitrary trusted key, aka
a 'skeleton key.'(CVE-2016-1567)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected chrony package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Huawei Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102245 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-1567

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