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 vulnerability :
- 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.