Debian DLA-935-1 : lxterminal security update

2017-05-11T00:00:00
ID DEBIAN_DLA-935.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2017-2020 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
Modified 2017-05-11T00:00:00

Description

It was discovered that there was a local denial of service vulnerability in lxterminal, the terminal emulator for the LXDE desktop environment.

This was caused by an insecure use of temporary files for a socket file.

For Debian 7

                                        
                                            #%NASL_MIN_LEVEL 80502
#
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were
# extracted from Debian Security Advisory DLA-935-1. The text
# itself is copyright (C) Software in the Public Interest, Inc.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(100107);
  script_version("3.7");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_modification_date", value:"2020/03/12");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2016-10369");

  script_name(english:"Debian DLA-935-1 : lxterminal 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:
"It was discovered that there was a local denial of service
vulnerability in lxterminal, the terminal emulator for the LXDE
desktop environment.

This was caused by an insecure use of temporary files for a socket
file.

For Debian 7 'Wheezy', this issue has been fixed in lxterminal version
0.1.11-4+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your lxterminal 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/2017/05/msg00005.html"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://packages.debian.org/source/wheezy/lxterminal"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:"Upgrade the affected lxterminal, and lxterminal-dbg packages."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:L/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:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H");
  script_set_cvss3_temporal_vector("CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C");
  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:lxterminal");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lxterminal-dbg");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2017/05/10");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2017/05/11");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2017-2020 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:"7.0", prefix:"lxterminal", reference:"0.1.11-4+deb7u1")) flag++;
if (deb_check(release:"7.0", prefix:"lxterminal-dbg", reference:"0.1.11-4+deb7u1")) 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");