EulerOS 2.0 SP8 : expat (EulerOS-SA-2019-2103)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 130812
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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.

Description

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

- In libexpat before 2.2.8, crafted XML input could fool the parser into changing from DTD parsing to document parsing too early a consecutive call to XML_GetCurrentLineNumber (or XML_GetCurrentColumnNumber) then resulted in a heap-based buffer over-read.(CVE-2019-15903)

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 expat package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?52fafc96

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 130812

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2019-2103.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Published: 11/12/2019

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

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 v3.0

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:expat, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:expat-devel, 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: 10/27/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-15903