EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : util-linux (EulerOS-SA-2017-1083)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 99949


The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.


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

- A race condition was found in the way su handled the management of child processes. A local authenticated attacker could use this flaw to kill other processes with root privileges under specific conditions.

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 util-linux package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 99949

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2017-1083.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/05/03

Modified: 2017/05/03

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 1.9

Temporal Score: 1.6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libblkid, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libblkid-devel, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libmount, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libuuid, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libuuid-devel, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:util-linux, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:uuidd, 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: 2017/04/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-2616

OSVDB: 152469