EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : pcre (EulerOS-SA-2016-1023)

High Nessus Plugin ID 99786


The remote EulerOS host is missing multiple security updates.


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

- Multiple flaws were found in the way PCRE handled malformed regular expressions. An attacker able to make an application using PCRE process a specially crafted regular expression could use these flaws to cause the application to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-8385, CVE-2016-3191, CVE-2015-2328, CVE-2015-3217, CVE-2015-5073, CVE-2015-8388, CVE-2015-8391, CVE-2015-8386)

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 pcre packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 99786

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2016-1023.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/05/02

Modified: 2017/05/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:pcre, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:pcre-devel, 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: 2016/05/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2328, CVE-2015-3217, CVE-2015-5073, CVE-2015-8385, CVE-2015-8386, CVE-2015-8388, CVE-2015-8391, CVE-2016-3191

BID: 75018, 75430

OSVDB: 109910, 115004, 122901, 123810, 131058, 131059, 131061, 131064, 134395