EulerOS 2.0 SP3 : libmspack (EulerOS-SA-2018-1436)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 119925


The remote EulerOS host is missing multiple security updates.


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

- libmspack: off-by-one error in the CHM PMGI/PMGL chunk number validity checks (CVE-2018-14679)

- libmspack: off-by-one error in the CHM chunk number validity checks (CVE-2018-14680)

- libmspack: out-of-bounds write in kwajd_read_headers in mspack/kwajd.c (CVE-2018-14681)

- libmspack: off-by-one error in the TOLOWER() macro for CHM decompression (CVE-2018-14682)

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 libmspack packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 119925

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2018-1436.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 2018/12/28

Updated: 2020/05/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libmspack, 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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/12/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-14679, CVE-2018-14680, CVE-2018-14681, CVE-2018-14682