EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : xerces-c (EulerOS-SA-2016-1004)

High Nessus Plugin ID 99767


The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.


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

- It was discovered that the Xerces-C XML parser did not properly process certain XML input. By providing specially crafted XML data to an application using Xerces-C for XML processing, a remote attacker could exploit this flaw to cause an application crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the application.(CVE-2016-0729)

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 xerces-c package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 99767

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2016-1004.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/05/02

Modified: 2017/05/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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


Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:xerces-c, cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:2.0

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/03/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0729

OSVDB: 134967