EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : expat (EulerOS-SA-2017-1002)

High Nessus Plugin ID 99849


The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.


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

- An out-of-bounds read flaw was found in the way Expat processed certain input. A remote attacker could send specially crafted XML that, when parsed by an application using the Expat library, would cause that application to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code with the permission of the user running the application.(CVE-2016-0718)

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 expat package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 99849

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2017-1002.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/05/01

Modified: 2017/08/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:U/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:expat, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:expat-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: 2017/01/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0718

OSVDB: 138680