Debian DSA-1931-1 : nspr - several vulnerabilities

2010-02-24T00:00:00
ID DEBIAN_DSA-1931.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Tenable
Modified 2018-11-10T00:00:00

Description

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the NetScape Portable Runtime Library, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems :

  • CVE-2009-1563 A programming error in the string handling code may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

  • CVE-2009-2463 An integer overflow in the Base64 decoding functions may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

                                        
                                            #
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were  
# extracted from Debian Security Advisory DSA-1931. The text 
# itself is copyright (C) Software in the Public Interest, Inc.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(44796);
  script_version("1.19");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2018/11/10 11:49:34");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2009-0689", "CVE-2009-2463");
  script_bugtraq_id(35769, 36851);
  script_xref(name:"DSA", value:"1931");

  script_name(english:"Debian DSA-1931-1 : nspr - several vulnerabilities");
  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:
"Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the NetScape Portable
Runtime Library, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the
following problems :

  - CVE-2009-1563
    A programming error in the string handling code may lead
    to the execution of arbitrary code.

  - CVE-2009-2463
    An integer overflow in the Base64 decoding functions may
    lead to the execution of arbitrary code."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2009-1563"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2009-2463"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1931"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:
"Upgrade the NSPR packages.

The old stable distribution (etch) doesn't contain nspr.

For the stable distribution (lenny), these problems have been fixed in
version 4.7.1-5."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C");
  script_set_cvss_temporal_vector("CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploitability_ease", value:"Exploits are available");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploit_available", value:"true");
  script_cwe_id(119, 189);

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

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2009/11/08");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2010/02/24");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2018 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:"5.0", prefix:"libnspr4-0d", reference:"4.7.1-5")) flag++;
if (deb_check(release:"5.0", prefix:"libnspr4-0d-dbg", reference:"4.7.1-5")) flag++;
if (deb_check(release:"5.0", prefix:"libnspr4-dev", reference:"4.7.1-5")) 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");