EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : spice (EulerOS-SA-2017-1021)

High Nessus Plugin ID 99867


The remote EulerOS host is missing multiple security updates.


According to the versions of the spice package installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- A vulnerability was discovered in spice in the server's protocol handling. An authenticated attacker could send crafted messages to the spice server causing a heap overflow leading to a crash or possible code execution.

- A vulnerability was discovered in spice in the server's protocol handling. An attacker able to connect to the spice server could send crafted messages which would cause the process to crash. (CVE-2016-9578)

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 spice packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 99867

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2017-1021.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/05/02

Modified: 2017/05/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:spice-server, 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: 2017/02/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-9577, CVE-2016-9578

OSVDB: 151470, 151473