Debian DSA-812-1 : turqstat - buffer overflow

2005-09-17T00:00:00
ID DEBIAN_DSA-812.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Tenable
Modified 2018-08-09T00:00:00

Description

Peter Karlsson discovered a buffer overflow in Turquoise SuperStat, a program for gathering statistics from Fidonet and Usenet, that can be exploited by a specially crafted NNTP server.

                                        
                                            #%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-812. The text 
# itself is copyright (C) Software in the Public Interest, Inc.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(19708);
  script_version("1.16");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2018/08/09 17:06:36");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2005-2658");
  script_xref(name:"DSA", value:"812");

  script_name(english:"Debian DSA-812-1 : turqstat - 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:
"Peter Karlsson discovered a buffer overflow in Turquoise SuperStat, a
program for gathering statistics from Fidonet and Usenet, that can be
exploited by a specially crafted NNTP server."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-812"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:
"Upgrade the turqstat package.

For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.2.1woody1.

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.2.2sarge1."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:turqstat");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.0");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.1");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2005/09/15");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2005/09/17");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value:"2005/09/15");
  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:"turqstat", reference:"2.2.1woody1")) flag++;
if (deb_check(release:"3.0", prefix:"xturqstat", reference:"2.2.1woody1")) flag++;
if (deb_check(release:"3.1", prefix:"turqstat", reference:"2.2.2sarge1")) flag++;
if (deb_check(release:"3.1", prefix:"xturqstat", reference:"2.2.2sarge1")) 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");