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HistoryMay 25, 2010 - 12:00 a.m.

Debian DSA-2048-1 : dvipng - buffer overflow

2010-05-2500:00:00
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CVSS2

4.3

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

MEDIUM

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

EPSS

0.036

Percentile

91.6%

Dan Rosenberg discovered that in dvipng, a utility that converts DVI files to PNG graphics, several array index errors allow context-dependent attackers, via a specially crafted DVI file, to cause a denial of service (crash of the application), and possibly arbitrary code execution.

#%NASL_MIN_LEVEL 70300
#
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were  
# extracted from Debian Security Advisory DSA-2048. The text 
# itself is copyright (C) Software in the Public Interest, Inc.
#

include('deprecated_nasl_level.inc');
include('compat.inc');

if (description)
{
  script_id(46707);
  script_version("1.9");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_modification_date", value:"2021/01/04");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2010-0829");
  script_bugtraq_id(39969);
  script_xref(name:"DSA", value:"2048");

  script_name(english:"Debian DSA-2048-1 : dvipng - buffer overflow");
  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:
"Dan Rosenberg discovered that in dvipng, a utility that converts DVI
files to PNG graphics, several array index errors allow
context-dependent attackers, via a specially crafted DVI file, to
cause a denial of service (crash of the application), and possibly
arbitrary code execution."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=580628"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2048"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:
"Upgrade the dvipng package.

For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version dvipng_1.11-1+lenny1."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P");
  script_set_cvss_temporal_vector("CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND");
  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:dvipng");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:5.0");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2010/05/22");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2010/05/25");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2021 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:"dvipng", reference:"1.11-1+lenny1")) 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");
VendorProductVersionCPE
debiandebian_linuxdvipngp-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:dvipng
debiandebian_linux5.0cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:5.0

CVSS2

4.3

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

MEDIUM

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

EPSS

0.036

Percentile

91.6%