EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : glibc (EulerOS-SA-2016-1073)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 99833


The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.


According to the version of the glibc packages installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :

- A stack overflow vulnerability was found in
_nss_dns_getnetbyname_r.On systems with nsswitch configured to include 'networks: dns' with a privileged or network-facing service that would attempt to resolve user-provided network names, an attacker could provide an excessively long network name, resulting in stack corruption and code execution.(CVE-2016-3075)

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 glibc package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 99833

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2016-1073.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/05/02

Modified: 2017/05/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

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


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:glibc, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:glibc-common, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:glibc-devel, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:glibc-headers, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:glibc-static, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:glibc-utils, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:nscd, 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-2016-3075

OSVDB: 137999