EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 3.0.6.0 : libXdmcp (EulerOS-SA-2020-2034)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 140982

Synopsis

The remote EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 host is missing a security update.

Description

According to the version of the libXdmcp package installed, the EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :

- It was discovered that libXdmcp used weak entropy to generate session keys. On a multi-user system using xdmcp, a local attacker could potentially use information available from the process list to brute force the key, allowing them to hijack other users' sessions.(CVE-2017-2625)

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 libXdmcp package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?80023d91

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 140982

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2020-2034.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 9/29/2020

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.6

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libXdmcp, cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:uvp:3.0.6.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/EulerOS/release, Host/EulerOS/rpm-list, Host/EulerOS/uvp_version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/25/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-2625