EulerOS 2.0 SP8 : libxslt (EulerOS-SA-2019-2290)

high Nessus Plugin ID 131356

Synopsis

The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.

Description

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

- In xsltCopyText in transform.c in libxslt 1.1.33, a pointer variable isn't reset under certain circumstances. If the relevant memory area happened to be freed and reused in a certain way, a bounds check could fail and memory outside a buffer could be written to, or uninitialized data could be disclosed.(CVE-2019-18197)

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 libxslt package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?98daf89c

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 131356

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2019-2290.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Published: 11/27/2019

Updated: 1/29/2021

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-18197

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.1

Temporal Score: 3.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/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:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libxslt, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libxslt-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: 11/27/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-18197