EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : gnutls (EulerOS-SA-2017-1041)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 99886


The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.


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

- A denial of service flaw was found in the way the TLS/SSL protocol defined processing of ALERT packets during a connection handshake. A remote attacker could use this flaw to make a TLS/SSL server consume an excessive amount of CPU and fail to accept connections form other clients.(CVE-2016-8610)

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 gnutls package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 99886

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2017-1041.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/05/01

Modified: 2018/01/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

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


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:gnutls, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:gnutls-c++, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:gnutls-dane, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:gnutls-devel, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:gnutls-utils, 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: 2017/03/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-8610

OSVDB: 146198, 167143