EulerOS Virtualization 2.5.0 : ncurses (EulerOS-SA-2018-1338)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118426

Synopsis

The remote EulerOS Virtualization host is missing a security update.

Description

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

- A NULL pointer dereference was found in the way the
_nc_parse_entry function parses terminfo data for compilation. An attacker able to provide specially crafted terminfo data could use this flaw to crash the application parsing it.(CVE-2018-10754)

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 ncurses package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?79e8ed07

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118426

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2018-1338.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 2018/10/26

Modified: 2018/11/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:ncurses, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:ncurses-base, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:ncurses-libs, cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:uvp:2.5.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-10754