EulerOS Virtualization 2.5.4 : ntp (EulerOS-SA-2019-1213)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 123899



The remote EulerOS Virtualization host is missing a security update.


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

- The ntpq and ntpdc command-line utilities that are part of ntp package are vulnerable to stack-based buffer overflow via crafted hostname. Applications using these vulnerable utilities with an untrusted input may be potentially exploited, resulting in a crash or arbitrary code execution under privileges of that application.i1/4^CVE-2018-12327i1/4%0

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 ntp package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 123899

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2019-1213.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Published: 4/9/2019

Updated: 6/4/2024

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-12327


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:uvp:2.5.4, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:sntp, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:ntpdate, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:ntp

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/2/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12327