EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : libguestfs (EulerOS-SA-2017-1061)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 99908


The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.


According 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.


Update the affected libguestfs package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 99908

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2017-1061.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/05/02

Modified: 2017/05/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 5

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

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


Base Score: 9.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libguestfs, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libguestfs-java, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libguestfs-tools, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libguestfs-tools-c, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libguestfs-xfs, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:python-libguestfs, 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: 2017/03/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8869

OSVDB: 137809