EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : policycoreutils (EulerOS-SA-2016-1083)

High Nessus Plugin ID 99842


The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.


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

- It was found that the sandbox tool provided in policycoreutils was vulnerable to a TIOCSTI ioctl attack. A specially crafted program executed via the sandbox command could use this flaw to execute arbitrary commands in the context of the parent shell, escaping the sandbox. (CVE-2016-7545)

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 policycoreutils package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 99842

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2016-1083.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/05/02

Modified: 2017/05/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:U/RC:UC


Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:U/RC:U

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:policycoreutils, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:policycoreutils-devel, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:policycoreutils-gui, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:policycoreutils-newrole, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:policycoreutils-python, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:policycoreutils-sandbox, 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: 2016/11/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-7545

OSVDB: 144760