EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : libguestfs (EulerOS-SA-2017-1061)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 99908
SynopsisThe remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAccording to the version of the libguestfs packages installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :
- OCaml before 4.03.0 does not properly handle sign extensions, which allows remote attackers to conduct buffer overflow attacks or obtain sensitive information as demonstrated by a long string to the String.copy function.(CVE-2015-8869)
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.
SolutionUpdate the affected libguestfs package.