EulerOS 2.0 SP3 : texlive (EulerOS-SA-2019-2062)

High Nessus Plugin ID 129255


The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.


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

- TeX Live allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands by leveraging inclusion of mpost in shell_escape_commands in the texmf.cnf config file.(CVE-2016-10243)

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 texlive package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 129255

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2019-2062.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 2019/09/24

Updated: 2020/05/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:texlive, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:texlive-base, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:texlive-kpathsea-lib, 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: 2019/09/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-10243