EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : libevent (EulerOS-SA-2017-1091)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 100686
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Synopsis

The remote EulerOS host is missing multiple security updates.

Description

According to the versions of the libevent package installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- The name_parse function in evdns.c in libevent before 2.1.6-beta allows remote attackers to have unspecified impact via vectors involving the label_len variable, which triggers an out-of-bounds stack read.(CVE-2016-10195)

- Stack-based buffer overflow in the evutil_parse_sockaddr_port function in evutil.c in libevent before 2.1.6-beta allows attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) via vectors involving a long string in brackets in the ip_as_string argument.(CVE-2016-10196)

- The search_make_new function in evdns.c in libevent before 2.1.6-beta allows attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via an empty hostname.(CVE-2016-10197)

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.

Solution

Update the affected libevent packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?0be876c2

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 100686

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2017-1091.nasl

Version: 3.12

Type: local

Published: 6/9/2017

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libevent, cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:2.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/EulerOS/release, Host/EulerOS/rpm-list, Host/EulerOS/sp

Excluded KB Items: Host/EulerOS/uvp_version

Patch Publication Date: 4/21/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-10195, CVE-2016-10196, CVE-2016-10197