Huawei EulerOS: Security Advisory for cracklib (EulerOS-SA-2019-2439)

Published: 2020-01-23 12:57:51
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:

The remote host is missing an update for the Huawei EulerOS 'cracklib' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the EulerOS-SA-2019-2439 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
Stack-based buffer overflow in the FascistGecosUser function in lib/fascist.c in cracklib allows local users to cause a denial of service (application crash) or gain privileges via a long GECOS field, involving longbuffer.(CVE-2016-6318)

Affected Versions:
'cracklib' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Huawei EulerOS V2.0SP2.

Please install the updated Linux Distribution Package(s).

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)


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