EulerOS 2.0 SP8 : nmap (EulerOS-SA-2019-2085)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 129444
SynopsisThe remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAccording to the version of the nmap packages installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :
- nse_libssh2.cc in Nmap 7.70 is subject to a denial of service condition due to a double free when an SSH connection fails, as demonstrated by a leading \n character to ssh-brute.nse or ssh-auth-methods.nse.(CVE-2017-18594)
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.
SolutionUpdate the affected nmap package.