EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : xdg-user-dirs (EulerOS-SA-2018-1025)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 106166


The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.


According to the version of the xdg-user-dirs package installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :

- It was found that the system umask policy is not being honored when creating XDG user directories (~/Desktop etc) on first login. This could lead to user's files being inadvertently exposed to other local users.(CVE-2017-15131)

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 xdg-user-dirs package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 106166

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2018-1025.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2018/01/19

Modified: 2018/02/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:xdg-user-dirs, 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: 2018/01/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-15131

OSVDB: 172311