EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : policycoreutils (EulerOS-SA-2016-1083)

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Synopsis :

The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.

Description :

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

- It was found that the sandbox tool provided in
policycoreutils was vulnerable to a TIOCSTI ioctl
attack. A specially crafted program executed via the
sandbox command could use this flaw to execute
arbitrary commands in the context of the parent shell,
escaping the sandbox. (CVE-2016-7545)

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 policycoreutils package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Huawei Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 99842 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-7545

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