EulerOS 2.0 SP3 : binutils (EulerOS-SA-2018-1284)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 117728

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VPR Score: 3.6


The remote EulerOS host is missing multiple security updates.


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.


Update the affected binutils packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 117728

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2018-1284.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Published: 2018/09/27

Updated: 2020/11/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

CVSS v3.0

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: 2018/09/05

Reference Information

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