Debian DSA-201-1 : freeswan - denial of service

2004-09-29T00:00:00
ID DEBIAN_DSA-201.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2019 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
Modified 2020-01-02T00:00:00

Description

Bindview discovered a problem in several IPSEC implementations that do not properly handle certain very short packets. IPSEC is a set of security extensions to IP which provide authentication and encryption. Free/SWan in Debian is affected by this and is said to cause a kernel panic.

                                        
                                            #%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-201. The text 
# itself is copyright (C) Software in the Public Interest, Inc.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(15038);
  script_version("1.18");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2019/08/02 13:32:17");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2002-0666");
  script_xref(name:"CERT", value:"459371");
  script_xref(name:"DSA", value:"201");

  script_name(english:"Debian DSA-201-1 : freeswan - denial of service");
  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:
"Bindview discovered a problem in several IPSEC implementations that do
not properly handle certain very short packets. IPSEC is a set of
security extensions to IP which provide authentication and encryption.
Free/SWan in Debian is affected by this and is said to cause a kernel
panic."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://razor.bindview.com/publish/advisories/adv_ipsec.html"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://www.debian.org/security/2002/dsa-201"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:
"Upgrade the freeswan package.

This problem has been fixed in version 1.96-1.4 for the current stable
distribution (woody) and in version 1.99-1 for the unstable
distribution (sid). The old stable distribution (potato) does not
contain Free/SWan packages."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:freeswan");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.0");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2002/12/02");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2004/09/29");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2019 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:"3.0", prefix:"freeswan", reference:"1.96-1.4")) flag++;
if (deb_check(release:"3.0", prefix:"kernel-patch-freeswan", reference:"1.96-1.4")) 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");