EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : gdm (EulerOS-SA-2017-1174)

High Nessus Plugin ID 103012


The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.


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

- It was found that gdm could crash due to a signal handler dispatched to an invalid conversation. An attacker could crash gdm by holding the escape key when the screen is locked, possibly bypassing the locked screen. (CVE-2015-7496)

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.


Update the affected gdm package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 103012

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2017-1174.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/09/08

Modified: 2017/09/08

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/08/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-7496

OSVDB: 130426