Debian DSA-640-1 : gatos - buffer overflow

2005-01-17T00:00:00
ID DEBIAN_DSA-640.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Tenable
Modified 2018-08-09T00:00:00

Description

Erik Sjolund discovered a buffer overflow in xatitv, one of the programs in the gatos package, that is used to display video with certain ATI video cards. xatitv is installed setuid root in order to gain direct access to the video hardware.

                                        
                                            #%NASL_MIN_LEVEL 70103

#
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were  
# extracted from Debian Security Advisory DSA-640. The text 
# itself is copyright (C) Software in the Public Interest, Inc.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(16176);
  script_version("1.20");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2018/08/09 17:06:36");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2005-0016");
  script_xref(name:"DSA", value:"640");

  script_name(english:"Debian DSA-640-1 : gatos - 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:
"Erik Sjolund discovered a buffer overflow in xatitv, one of the
programs in the gatos package, that is used to display video with
certain ATI video cards. xatitv is installed setuid root in order to
gain direct access to the video hardware."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-640"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:
"Upgrade the gatos package.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.0.5-6woody3."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C");

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

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2005/01/17");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2005/01/17");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value:"2005/01/17");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2018 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:"gatos", reference:"0.0.5-6woody3")) flag++;
if (deb_check(release:"3.0", prefix:"libgatos-dev", reference:"0.0.5-6woody3")) flag++;
if (deb_check(release:"3.0", prefix:"libgatos0", reference:"0.0.5-6woody3")) 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");