EulerOS 2.0 SP3 : perl (EulerOS-SA-2018-1308)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 117751
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VPR Score: 4.4

Synopsis

The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.

Description

According to the version of the perl packages installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :

- It was found that the Archive::Tar module did not properly sanitize symbolic links when extracting tar archives. An attacker, able to provide a specially crafted archive for processing, could use this flaw to write or overwrite arbitrary files in the context of the Perl interpreter.(CVE-2018-12015)

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 perl package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?e0da0149

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 117751

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2018-1308.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Published: 9/27/2018

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 4.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.4

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:perl, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:perl-core, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:perl-devel, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:perl-libs, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:perl-macros, 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: 9/18/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12015

IAVA: 2018-A-0407-S