EulerOS 2.0 SP9 : ncurses (EulerOS-SA-2023-2620)

high Nessus Plugin ID 179512

Synopsis

The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.

Description

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

- ncurses before 6.4 20230408, when used by a setuid application, allows local users to trigger security- relevant memory corruption via malformed data in a terminfo database file that is found in $HOME/.terminfo or reached via the TERMINFO or TERM environment variable. (CVE-2023-29491)

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 ncurses packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?e1ef8ea5

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 179512

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2023-2620.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 8/8/2023

Updated: 11/8/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-29491

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7

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:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:ncurses-libs, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:ncurses, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:ncurses-base, cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:2.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, 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: 8/8/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/14/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-29491