EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : pki-core (EulerOS-SA-2017-1183)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 103021


The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.


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

- It was found that a mock CMC authentication plugin with a hardcoded secret was accidentally enabled by default in the pki-core package. An attacker could potentially use this flaw to bypass the regular authentication process and trick the CA server into issuing certificates. (CVE-2017-7537)

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 pki-core package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 103021

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2017-1183.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/09/08

Modified: 2017/09/08

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:pki-base, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:pki-base-java, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:pki-ca, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:pki-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:pki-kra, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:pki-server, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:pki-symkey, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:pki-tools, 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: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/08/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7537

OSVDB: 161789