EulerOS 2.0 SP5 : libarchive (EulerOS-SA-2019-1882)

high Nessus Plugin ID 128805

Synopsis

The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.

Description

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

- The archive_string_append function in archive_string.c in libarchive before 3.2.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted cab files, related to 'overlapping memcpy.'(CVE-2015-8918)

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 libarchive package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?2812c957

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 128805

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2019-1882.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Published: 9/16/2019

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libarchive, 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: 9/12/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8918