EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : elfutils (EulerOS-SA-2017-1142)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 102229

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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.

Description

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

- The allocate_elf function in common.h in elfutils before 0.168 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted ELF file, which triggers a memory allocation failure.(CVE-2016-10254)

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 elfutils package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?63028f7a

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 102229

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2017-1142.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Published: 2017/08/08

Updated: 2020/05/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:elfutils, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:elfutils-devel, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:elfutils-libelf, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:elfutils-libelf-devel, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:elfutils-libs, 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: 2017/07/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-10254