Amazon Linux AMI : t1utils (ALAS-2015-554)

2015-06-25T00:00:00
ID ALA_ALAS-2015-554.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2015-2018 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
Modified 2020-02-02T00:00:00

Description

A buffer overflow flaw was found in the way t1utils processed, for example, certain PFB (Printer Font Binary) files. An attacker could use this flaw to potentially execute arbitrary code by tricking a user into processing a specially crafted PFB file with t1utils.

                                        
                                            #
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were
# extracted from Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory ALAS-2015-554.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(84371);
  script_version("2.2");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2018/04/18 15:09:35");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2015-3905");
  script_xref(name:"ALAS", value:"2015-554");

  script_name(english:"Amazon Linux AMI : t1utils (ALAS-2015-554)");
  script_summary(english:"Checks rpm output for the updated packages");

  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis", 
    value:"The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description", 
    value:
"A buffer overflow flaw was found in the way t1utils processed, for
example, certain PFB (Printer Font Binary) files. An attacker could
use this flaw to potentially execute arbitrary code by tricking a user
into processing a specially crafted PFB file with t1utils."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2015-554.html"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:"Run 'yum update t1utils' to update your system."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:t1utils");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:t1utils-debuginfo");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:amazon:linux");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2015/06/22");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2015/06/25");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2015-2018 Tenable Network Security, Inc.");
  script_family(english:"Amazon Linux Local Security Checks");

  script_dependencies("ssh_get_info.nasl");
  script_require_keys("Host/local_checks_enabled", "Host/AmazonLinux/release", "Host/AmazonLinux/rpm-list");

  exit(0);
}


include("audit.inc");
include("global_settings.inc");
include("rpm.inc");


if (!get_kb_item("Host/local_checks_enabled")) audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_ENABLED);

release = get_kb_item("Host/AmazonLinux/release");
if (isnull(release) || !strlen(release)) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Amazon Linux");
os_ver = pregmatch(pattern: "^AL(A|\d)", string:release);
if (isnull(os_ver)) audit(AUDIT_UNKNOWN_APP_VER, "Amazon Linux");
os_ver = os_ver[1];
if (os_ver != "A")
{
  if (os_ver == 'A') os_ver = 'AMI';
  audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Amazon Linux AMI", "Amazon Linux " + os_ver);
}

if (!get_kb_item("Host/AmazonLinux/rpm-list")) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_LIST_MISSING);


flag = 0;
if (rpm_check(release:"ALA", reference:"t1utils-1.39-1.3.amzn1")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"ALA", reference:"t1utils-debuginfo-1.39-1.3.amzn1")) flag++;

if (flag)
{
  if (report_verbosity > 0) security_hole(port:0, extra:rpm_report_get());
  else security_hole(0);
  exit(0);
}
else
{
  tested = pkg_tests_get();
  if (tested) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_NOT_AFFECTED, tested);
  else audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_NOT_INSTALLED, "t1utils / t1utils-debuginfo");
}