Debian DLA-1517-1 : dom4j security update

2018-09-25T00:00:00
ID DEBIAN_DLA-1517.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2018-2020 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
Modified 2018-09-25T00:00:00

Description

Mario Areias discovered that dom4j, a XML framework for Java, was vulnerable to a XML injection attack. An attacker able to specify attributes or elements in the XML document might be able to modify the whole XML document.

For Debian 8

                                        
                                            #
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were
# extracted from Debian Security Advisory DLA-1517-1. The text
# itself is copyright (C) Software in the Public Interest, Inc.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(117673);
  script_version("1.3");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_modification_date", value:"2020/07/27");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2018-1000632");

  script_name(english:"Debian DLA-1517-1 : dom4j security update");
  script_summary(english:"Checks dpkg output for the updated packages.");

  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis",
    value:"The remote Debian host is missing a security update."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description",
    value:
"Mario Areias discovered that dom4j, a XML framework for Java, was
vulnerable to a XML injection attack. An attacker able to specify
attributes or elements in the XML document might be able to modify the
whole XML document.

For Debian 8 'Jessie', this problem has been fixed in version
1.6.1+dfsg.3-2+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your dom4j packages.

NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description
block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted
to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without
introducing additional issues."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/09/msg00028.html"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/dom4j"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution",
    value:"Upgrade the affected libdom4j-java, and libdom4j-java-doc packages."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N");
  script_set_cvss3_base_vector("CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libdom4j-java");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libdom4j-java-doc");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value:"2018/08/20");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2018/09/24");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2018/09/25");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"generated_plugin", value:"current");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2018-2020 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.");
  script_family(english:"Debian Local Security Checks");

  script_dependencies("ssh_get_info.nasl");
  script_require_keys("Host/local_checks_enabled", "Host/Debian/release", "Host/Debian/dpkg-l");

  exit(0);
}


include("audit.inc");
include("debian_package.inc");


if (!get_kb_item("Host/local_checks_enabled")) audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_ENABLED);
if (!get_kb_item("Host/Debian/release")) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Debian");
if (!get_kb_item("Host/Debian/dpkg-l")) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_LIST_MISSING);


flag = 0;
if (deb_check(release:"8.0", prefix:"libdom4j-java", reference:"1.6.1+dfsg.3-2+deb8u1")) flag++;
if (deb_check(release:"8.0", prefix:"libdom4j-java-doc", reference:"1.6.1+dfsg.3-2+deb8u1")) flag++;

if (flag)
{
  if (report_verbosity > 0) security_warning(port:0, extra:deb_report_get());
  else security_warning(0);
  exit(0);
}
else audit(AUDIT_HOST_NOT, "affected");