EulerOS 2.0 SP5 : cvs (EulerOS-SA-2020-2280)

high Nessus Plugin ID 142082


The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.


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

- CVS 1.12.x, when configured to use SSH for remote repositories, might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a repository URL with a crafted hostname, as demonstrated by '-oProxyCommand=idlocalhost:/bar.'(CVE-2017-12836)

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 cvs package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 142082

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2020-2280.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Published: 10/30/2020

Updated: 2/13/2024

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.1

Temporal Score: 4

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-12836


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:cvs, 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 Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/30/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-12836