Debian DSA-1803-1 : nsd, nsd3 - buffer overflow

2009-05-22T00:00:00
ID DEBIAN_DSA-1803.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2019 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
Modified 2020-04-02T00:00:00

Description

Ilja van Sprundel discovered that a buffer overflow in NSD, an authoritative name service daemon, allowed to crash the server by sending a crafted packet, creating a denial of service.

                                        
                                            #%NASL_MIN_LEVEL 80502
#
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were  
# extracted from Debian Security Advisory DSA-1803. The text 
# itself is copyright (C) Software in the Public Interest, Inc.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(38869);
  script_version("1.14");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2019/08/02 13:32:22");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2009-1755");
  script_bugtraq_id(35029);
  script_xref(name:"CERT", value:"710316");
  script_xref(name:"DSA", value:"1803");

  script_name(english:"Debian DSA-1803-1 : nsd, nsd3 - buffer overflow");
  script_summary(english:"Checks dpkg output for the updated packages");

  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis", 
    value:"The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description", 
    value:
"Ilja van Sprundel discovered that a buffer overflow in NSD, an
authoritative name service daemon, allowed to crash the server by
sending a crafted packet, creating a denial of service."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=529418"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=529420"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1803"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:
"Upgrade the nsd or nsd3 package.

For the old stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.3.6-1+etch1 of the nsd package.

For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.3.7-1.1+lenny1 of the nsd package and version 3.0.7-3.lenny2
of the nsd3 package."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P");
  script_set_cvss_temporal_vector("CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploitability_ease", value:"No known exploits are available");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploit_available", value:"false");
  script_cwe_id(189);

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:nsd");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:nsd3");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:5.0");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2009/05/20");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2009/05/22");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2019 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:"4.0", prefix:"nsd", reference:"2.3.6-1+etch1")) flag++;
if (deb_check(release:"5.0", prefix:"nsd", reference:"2.3.7-1.1+lenny1")) flag++;
if (deb_check(release:"5.0", prefix:"nsd3", reference:"3.0.7-3.lenny2")) 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");