Photon OS 2.0 : glibc (PhotonOS-PHSA-2018-2.0-0018)

High Nessus Plugin ID 111288


The remote PhotonOS host is missing multiple security updates.


An update of {'glibc'} packages of Photon OS has been released.


Update the affected Glibc packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 111288

File Name: PhotonOS_PHSA-2018-2_0-0018.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 2018/07/24

Modified: 2018/09/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-1000001

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:vmware:photonos:glibc, cpe:/o:vmware:photonos:2.0

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/02/26

Exploitable With

Metasploit (glibc "realpath()" Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1000001

BID: 102525