EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : glibc (EulerOS-SA-2016-1073)

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

- A stack overflow vulnerability was found in
_nss_dns_getnetbyname_r.On systems with nsswitch
configured to include 'networks: dns' with a privileged
or network-facing service that would attempt to resolve
user-provided network names, an attacker could provide
an excessively long network name, resulting in stack
corruption and code execution.(CVE-2016-3075)

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 glibc package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.9
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Huawei Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 99833 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-3075

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