EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : binutils (EulerOS-SA-2018-1283)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 117727
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Synopsis

The remote EulerOS host is missing multiple security updates.

Description

According to the versions of the binutils packages installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- A vulnerability was found in the readelf utility part of binutils. A crafted ELF executable or shared library could cause readelf to write arbitrary locations on the heap while processing relocations, leading to a crash or potential code execution.(CVE-2017-6965)

- A vulnerability was found in readelf part of binutils.
A crafted executable or shared library could cause use-after-free and out-of-bounds writes, leading to a crash or possible code execution.(CVE-2017-6966)

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.

Solution

Update the affected binutils packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?17c43113

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 117727

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2018-1283.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Published: 9/27/2018

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Excluded KB Items: Host/EulerOS/uvp_version

Patch Publication Date: 9/5/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-6965, CVE-2017-6966