EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : util-linux (EulerOS-SA-2017-1084)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 99950
SynopsisThe remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAccording 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected util-linux package.