Debian DSA-966-1 : adzapper - denial of service

2006-10-14T00:00:00
ID DEBIAN_DSA-966.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Tenable
Modified 2018-07-20T00:00:00

Description

Thomas Reifferscheid discovered that adzapper, a proxy advertisement zapper add-on, when installed as plugin in squid, the Internet object cache, can consume a lot of CPU resources and hence cause a denial of service on the proxy host.

                                        
                                            #%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-966. The text 
# itself is copyright (C) Software in the Public Interest, Inc.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(22832);
  script_version("1.16");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2018/07/20  2:17:12");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2006-0046");
  script_xref(name:"DSA", value:"966");

  script_name(english:"Debian DSA-966-1 : adzapper - 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:
"Thomas Reifferscheid discovered that adzapper, a proxy advertisement
zapper add-on, when installed as plugin in squid, the Internet object
cache, can consume a lot of CPU resources and hence cause a denial of
service on the proxy host."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=350308"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-966"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:
"Upgrade the adzapper package.

The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain an adzapper
package.

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 20050316-1sarge1."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C");
  script_set_cvss_temporal_vector("CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C");
  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:adzapper");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.1");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2006/02/09");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2006/10/14");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value:"2006/01/29");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2018 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:"3.1", prefix:"adzapper", reference:"20050316-1sarge1")) 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");