EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : glibc (EulerOS-SA-2019-1844)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 128896
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Synopsis

The remote EulerOS host is missing multiple security updates.

Description

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

- Stack-based buffer overflow in the glob implementation in GNU C Library (aka glibc) before 2.24, when GLOB_ALTDIRFUNC is used, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a long name.(CVE-2016-1234)

- The DNS stub resolver in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before version 2.26, when EDNS support is enabled, will solicit large UDP responses from name servers, potentially simplifying off-path DNS spoofing attacks due to IP fragmentation.(CVE-2017-12132)

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 glibc packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?7877c9cb

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 128896

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2019-1844.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Published: 9/17/2019

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-12132

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.9

Temporal Score: 5.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:glibc, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:glibc-common, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:glibc-devel, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:glibc-headers, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:glibc-static, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:glibc-utils, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:nscd, 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-2016-1234, CVE-2017-12132