EulerOS 2.0 SP3 : hivex (EulerOS-SA-2021-2585)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 154375

Synopsis

The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.

Description

According to the versions of the hivex packages installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- A flaw was found in the hivex library. This flaw allows an attacker to input a specially crafted Windows Registry (hive) file, which would cause hivex to recursively call the _get_children() function, leading to a stack overflow. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability. (CVE-2021-3622)

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 hivex packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?600333c6

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 154375

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2021-2585.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 10/25/2021

Updated: 1/20/2022

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-3622

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:hivex, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:perl-hivex, 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: 10/25/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/31/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-3622