EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : xorg-x11-server (EulerOS-SA-2017-1296)

high Nessus Plugin ID 104914


The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.


According to the version of the xorg-x11-server packages installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :

- In X.Org Server (aka xserver and xorg-server) before 1.19.4, a local attacker authenticated to the X server could overflow a global buffer, causing crashes of the X server or potentially other problems by injecting large or malformed XKB related atoms and accessing them via xkbcomp.(CVE-2017-13723)

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 xorg-x11-server package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 104914

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2017-1296.nasl

Version: 3.13

Type: local

Published: 12/1/2017

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/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:xorg-x11-server-Xephyr, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:xorg-x11-server-Xorg, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:xorg-x11-server-common, 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: 11/11/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-13723