Debian DSA-1522-1 : unzip - programming error

2008-03-21T00:00:00
ID DEBIAN_DSA-1522.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Tenable
Modified 2018-11-10T00:00:00

Description

Tavis Ormandy discovered that unzip, when processing specially crafted ZIP archives, could pass invalid pointers to the C library's free routine, potentially leading to arbitrary code execution (CVE-2008-0888 ).

                                        
                                            #
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were  
# extracted from Debian Security Advisory DSA-1522. The text 
# itself is copyright (C) Software in the Public Interest, Inc.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(31628);
  script_version("1.15");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2018/11/10 11:49:33");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2008-0888");
  script_xref(name:"DSA", value:"1522");

  script_name(english:"Debian DSA-1522-1 : unzip - programming error");
  script_summary(english:"Checks dpkg output for the updated package");

  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis", 
    value:"The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description", 
    value:
"Tavis Ormandy discovered that unzip, when processing specially crafted
ZIP archives, could pass invalid pointers to the C library's free
routine, potentially leading to arbitrary code execution
(CVE-2008-0888 )."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-0888"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1522"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:
"Upgrade the unzip package.

For the old stable distribution (sarge), this problem has been fixed
in version 5.52-1sarge5.

For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in
version 5.52-9etch1."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C");
  script_cwe_id(119);

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:unzip");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.1");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2008/03/17");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2008/03/21");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2018 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:"3.1", prefix:"unzip", reference:"5.52-1sarge5")) flag++;
if (deb_check(release:"4.0", prefix:"unzip", reference:"5.52-9etch1")) 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");