EulerOS 2.0 SP3 : libevent (EulerOS-SA-2018-1164)

High Nessus Plugin ID 110740


The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.


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

- Multiple integer overflows in the evbuffer API in
Libevent 1.4.x before 1.4.15, 2.0.x before 2.0.22, and
2.1.x before 2.1.5-beta allow context-dependent
attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have
other unspecified impact via 'insanely large inputs' to
the (1) evbuffer_add, (2) evbuffer_expand, or (3)
bufferevent_write function, which triggers a heap-based
buffer overflow or an infinite loop.(CVE-2014-6272)

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 libevent package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 110740

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2018-1164.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 2018/06/28

Modified: 2018/11/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libevent, cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:2.0

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/06/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-6272

BID: 71971