EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : util-linux (EulerOS-SA-2017-1083)

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Synopsis :

The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.

Description :

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

- A race condition was found in the way su handled the
management of child processes. A local authenticated
attacker could use this flaw to kill other processes
with root privileges under specific conditions.
(CVE-2017-2616)

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?211625ed

Solution :

Update the affected util-linux package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.6
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Huawei Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 99949 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-2616

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