EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : subscription-manager python-rhsm (EulerOS-SA-2016-1069)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 99831


The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.


According to the version of the subscription-manager python-rhsm packages installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :

- It was found that subscription-manager set weak permissions on files in /var/lib/rhsm/, causing an information disclosure. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to access sensitive data that could potentially be used in a social engineering attack.(CVE-2016-4455)

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 subscription-manager python-rhsm package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 99831

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2016-1069.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/05/01

Modified: 2018/01/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND


Base Score: 3.3

Temporal Score: 3.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:python-rhsm, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:python-rhsm-certificates, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:subscription-manager, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:subscription-manager-gui, 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: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/11/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4455

OSVDB: 141450