Citadel/UX lprintf() Function Remote Format String

2004-12-13T00:00:00
ID CITADEL_FMT_STRING.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Tenable
Modified 2018-11-15T00:00:00

Description

The remote host is running Citadel/UX, a messaging server for Unix.

There is a format string issue in the remote version of this software. A remote attacker could use this to crash the service, or execute arbitrary code.

                                        
                                            #
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#


include("compat.inc");


if(description)
{
 script_id(15942);

 script_cve_id("CVE-2004-1192");
 script_bugtraq_id(11885);
 script_xref(name:"Secunia", value:"13425");

 script_version("1.14");

 script_name(english:"Citadel/UX lprintf() Function Remote Format String");
 script_summary(english:"Checks the version of the remote Citadel server");

 script_set_attribute(
   attribute:"synopsis",
   value:"The remote BBS server has a format string vulnerability."
 );
 script_set_attribute( attribute:"description",  value:
"The remote host is running Citadel/UX, a messaging server for Unix.

There is a format string issue in the remote version of this software.
A remote attacker could use this to crash the service, or execute
arbitrary code." );
 script_set_attribute(
   attribute:"see_also",
   value:"https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2004/Dec/112"
 );
 script_set_attribute(
   attribute:"see_also",
   value:"https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2004/Dec/138"
 );
 script_set_attribute(
   attribute:"solution", 
   value:"Upgrade to Citadel 6.28 or later."
 );
 script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C");
 script_set_cvss_temporal_vector("CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C");
 script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploitability_ease", value:"Exploits are available");
 script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploit_available", value:"true");
 script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value: "2004/12/13");
 script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value: "2004/12/12");
 script_cvs_date("Date: 2018/11/15 20:50:22");
 script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"remote");
 script_end_attributes();

 script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
 script_family(english:"Gain a shell remotely");
 
 script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2018 Tenable Network Security, Inc.");
 
 script_dependencies("citadel_overflow.nasl");
 script_require_ports("Services/citadel/ux", 504);
 exit(0);
}


port = get_kb_item("Services/citadel/ux");
if ( ! port ) port = 504;

kb = get_kb_item("citadel/" + port + "/version");
if ( ! kb ) exit(0);


version = egrep(pattern:"^Citadel(/UX)? ([0-5]\..*|6\.([0-1][0-9]|2[0-7])[^0-9])", string:kb);

if ( version )
	security_hole(port);