EulerOS 2.0 SP3 : shadow-utils (EulerOS-SA-2018-1169)
High Nessus Plugin ID 110745
SynopsisThe remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAccording to the version of the shadow-utils package installed, the
EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following
- A buffer overflow flaw leading to heap memory
corruption was found in the shadow-utils's newusers
utility. A local, authenticated attacker could
potentially use this flaw to crash the newusers process
by supplying crafted data to it.(CVE-2017-12424)
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 shadow-utils package.