Debian DLA-643-1 : chicken security update

2016-10-04T00:00:00
ID DEBIAN_DLA-643.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Tenable
Modified 2017-01-16T00:00:00

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in the CHICKEN Scheme compiler :

CVE-2016-6830

Buffer overrun in CHICKEN Scheme's 'process-execute' and 'process-spawn' procedures from the posix unit

CVE-2016-6831

Memory leak in CHICKEN Scheme's process-execute and process-spawn procedures

For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 4.7.0-1+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your chicken 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.

                                        
                                            #
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were
# extracted from Debian Security Advisory DLA-643-1. The text
# itself is copyright (C) Software in the Public Interest, Inc.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(93834);
  script_version("$Revision: 2.3 $");
  script_cvs_date("$Date: 2017/01/16 15:05:10 $");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2016-6830", "CVE-2016-6831");
  script_osvdb_id(143013, 143161);

  script_name(english:"Debian DLA-643-1 : chicken 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:
"Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in the CHICKEN Scheme
compiler :

CVE-2016-6830

Buffer overrun in CHICKEN Scheme's 'process-execute' and
'process-spawn' procedures from the posix unit

CVE-2016-6831

Memory leak in CHICKEN Scheme's process-execute and process-spawn
procedures

For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version
4.7.0-1+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your chicken 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/2016/09/msg00035.html"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://packages.debian.org/source/wheezy/chicken"
  );
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"solution", value:"Upgrade the affected packages.");
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P");
  script_set_cvss_temporal_vector("CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C");
  script_set_cvss3_base_vector("CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploitability_ease", value:"No known exploits are available");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploit_available", value:"false");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:chicken-bin");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libchicken-dev");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libchicken6");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2016/09/30");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2016/10/04");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2016-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.");
  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:"7.0", prefix:"chicken-bin", reference:"4.7.0-1+deb7u1")) flag++;
if (deb_check(release:"7.0", prefix:"libchicken-dev", reference:"4.7.0-1+deb7u1")) flag++;
if (deb_check(release:"7.0", prefix:"libchicken6", reference:"4.7.0-1+deb7u1")) 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");