Debian DLA-1744-1 : tzdata new upstream version

2019-04-02T00:00:00
ID DEBIAN_DLA-1744.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2019 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
Modified 2020-04-02T00:00:00

Description

This update includes the changes in tzdata 2019a. Notable changes are :

  • Palestine started DST on 2019-03-30, instead of 2019-03-23 as previously predicted.

  • Metlakatla ended its observance of Pacific standard time, rejoining Alaska Time, on 2019-01-20 at 02:00.

For Debian 8

                                        
                                            #
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were
# extracted from Debian Security Advisory DLA-1744-1. The text
# itself is copyright (C) Software in the Public Interest, Inc.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(123564);
  script_version("1.1");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2019/04/02 10:22:09");

  script_name(english:"Debian DLA-1744-1 : tzdata new upstream version");
  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:
"This update includes the changes in tzdata 2019a. Notable changes 
are :

  - Palestine started DST on 2019-03-30, instead of
    2019-03-23 as previously predicted.

  - Metlakatla ended its observance of Pacific standard
    time, rejoining Alaska Time, on 2019-01-20 at 02:00.

For Debian 8 'Jessie', this problem has been fixed in version
2019a-0+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your tzdata 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/2019/04/msg00001.html"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/tzdata"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:"Upgrade the affected tzdata, and tzdata-java packages."
  );
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"risk_factor", value:"High");

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

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value:"2019/04/01");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2019/04/01");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2019/04/02");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"generated_plugin", value:"current");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2019 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:"tzdata", reference:"2019a-0+deb8u1")) flag++;
if (deb_check(release:"8.0", prefix:"tzdata-java", reference:"2019a-0+deb8u1")) flag++;

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