EulerOS 2.0 SP3 : gcc (EulerOS-SA-2020-2129)

high Nessus Plugin ID 140896
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The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.


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

- The gcc package contains the GNU Compiler Collection version 4.8.You'll need this package in order to compile C code.Security Fix(es):The demangle_template function in cplus-dem.c in GNU libiberty, as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.31.1, has a memory leak via a crafted string, leading to a denial of service (memory consumption), as demonstrated by cxxfilt, a related issue to CVE-2018-12698.(CVE-2018-20657)

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 gcc package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 140896

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2020-2129.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Published: 9/28/2020

Updated: 2/9/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

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


Risk Factor: High

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:cpp, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:gcc, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:gcc-c%2b%2b, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:gcc-gfortran, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:gcc-gnat, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:gcc-go, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:gcc-objc, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:gcc-objc%2b%2b, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libasan, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libatomic, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libatomic-static, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libgcc, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libgfortran, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libgnat, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libgnat-devel, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libgo, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libgo-devel, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libgomp, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libitm, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libitm-devel, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libobjc, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libquadmath, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libquadmath-devel, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libstdc%2b%2b, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libstdc%2b%2b-devel, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libstdc%2b%2b-docs, 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: 9/28/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-20657