EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : xmlsec1 (EulerOS-SA-2017-1194)

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 xmlsec1 packages installed, the
EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following
vulnerability :

- It was discovered xmlsec1's use of libxml2
inadvertently enabled external entity expansion (XXE)
along with validation. An attacker could craft an XML
file that would cause xmlsec1 to try and read local
files or HTTP/FTP URLs, leading to information
disclosure or denial of service. (CVE-2017-1000061)

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 :

http://www.nessus.org/u?199c05d6

Solution :

Update the affected xmlsec1 package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Huawei Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 103032 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-1000061

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