EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : ncurses (EulerOS-SA-2018-1006)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 106147

Synopsis

The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.

Description

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

- Stack-based buffer overflow in the _nc_write_entry function in tinfo/write_entry.c in ncurses 6.0 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted terminfo file, as demonstrated by tic.(CVE-2017-16879)

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 ncurses package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?8fedf8ab

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 106147

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2018-1006.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Published: 2018/01/19

Modified: 2018/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:U/RC:ND

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:U/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:ncurses, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:ncurses-base, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:ncurses-devel, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:ncurses-libs, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:ncurses-term, cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:2.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/01/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-16879