Debian DSA-2150-1 : request-tracker3.6 - unsalted password hashing

2011-01-25T00:00:00
ID DEBIAN_DSA-2150.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2021 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
Modified 2011-01-25T00:00:00

Description

It was discovered that Request Tracker, an issue tracking system, stored passwords in its database by using an insufficiently strong hashing method. If an attacker would have access to the password database, he could decode the passwords stored in it.

                                        
                                            #%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-2150. The text 
# itself is copyright (C) Software in the Public Interest, Inc.
#

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

if (description)
{
  script_id(51665);
  script_version("1.11");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_modification_date", value:"2021/01/04");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2011-0009");
  script_xref(name:"DSA", value:"2150");

  script_name(english:"Debian DSA-2150-1 : request-tracker3.6 - unsalted password hashing");
  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:
"It was discovered that Request Tracker, an issue tracking system,
stored passwords in its database by using an insufficiently strong
hashing method. If an attacker would have access to the password
database, he could decode the passwords stored in it."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2150"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:
"Upgrade the Request Tracker packages.

For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.6.7-5+lenny5."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:request-tracker3.6");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:5.0");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2011/01/22");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2011/01/25");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2021 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:"request-tracker3.6", reference:"3.6.7-5+lenny5")) 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");