EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : libtar (EulerOS-SA-2019-2444)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 131598


The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.


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

- Multiple directory traversal vulnerabilities in the (1) tar_extract_glob and (2) tar_extract_all functions in libtar 1.2.20 and earlier allow remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in a crafted tar file.(CVE-2013-4420)

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 libtar package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 131598

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2019-2444.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Published: 12/4/2019

Updated: 4/8/2024

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2013-4420

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libtar, 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: 12/4/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4420

BID: 62955