EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : python (EulerOS-SA-2017-1003)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 99850


The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.


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

- A vulnerability was discovered in Python, in the built-in zipimporter. A specially crafted zip file placed in a module path such that it would be loaded by a later 'import' statement could cause a heap overflow, leading to arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2016-5636)

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 python package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 99850

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2017-1003.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/05/02

Modified: 2017/05/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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


Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:python, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:python-devel, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:python-libs, 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-2016-5636

OSVDB: 140125