EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : xmlsec1 (EulerOS-SA-2017-1194)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 103032
SynopsisThe remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAccording to the version of the xmlsec1 packages installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :
- It was discovered xmlsec1's use of libxml2 inadvertently enabled external entity expansion (XXE) along with validation. An attacker could craft an XML file that would cause xmlsec1 to try and read local files or HTTP/FTP URLs, leading to information disclosure or denial of service. (CVE-2017-1000061)
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.
SolutionUpdate the affected xmlsec1 package.