EulerOS Virtualization 3.0.2.2 : less (EulerOS-SA-2020-2212)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 141676

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote EulerOS Virtualization host is missing a security update.

Description

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

- An out of bound read, with a maximum of 5 bytes, was found in the way the is_utf8_well_formed() function parsed UTF-8 characters. If less was to be recompiled with an address sanitizer, a specially crafted input could crash less.(CVE-2014-9488)

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 less package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?4b0a9ef7

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 141676

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2020-2212.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Published: 2020/10/21

Updated: 2021/01/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2014-9488

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:less, cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:uvp:3.0.2.2

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/10/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9488

BID: 74159