Fedora Core 1 : neon-0.24.5-2.1 (2004-129)

2004-07-23T00:00:00
ID FEDORA_2004-129.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2019 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
Modified 2020-09-02T00:00:00

Description

Stefan Esser discovered a flaw in the neon library which allows a heap buffer overflow in a date parsing routine. An attacker could create a malicious WebDAV server in such a way as to allow arbitrary code execution on the client should a user connect to it using a neon-based application which uses the date parsing routines, such as cadaver.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2004-0398 to this issue. This update includes packages with a patch for this issue.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

                                        
                                            #%NASL_MIN_LEVEL 80502

#
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were  
# extracted from Fedora Security Advisory 2004-129.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(13704);
  script_version ("1.15");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2019/08/02 13:32:23");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2004-0398");
  script_xref(name:"FEDORA", value:"2004-129");

  script_name(english:"Fedora Core 1 : neon-0.24.5-2.1 (2004-129)");
  script_summary(english:"Checks rpm output for the updated packages.");

  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis", 
    value:"The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description", 
    value:
"Stefan Esser discovered a flaw in the neon library which allows a heap
buffer overflow in a date parsing routine. An attacker could create a
malicious WebDAV server in such a way as to allow arbitrary code
execution on the client should a user connect to it using a neon-based
application which uses the date parsing routines, such as cadaver.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has
assigned the name CVE-2004-0398 to this issue. This update includes
packages with a patch for this issue.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues."
  );
  # https://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/announce/2004-May/000129.html
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://www.nessus.org/u?f5b7c541"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:"Update the affected neon, neon-debuginfo and / or neon-devel packages."
  );
  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:fedoraproject:fedora:neon");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:neon-debuginfo");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:neon-devel");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora_core:1");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2004/05/19");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2004/07/23");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2019 Tenable Network Security, Inc.");
  script_family(english:"Fedora Local Security Checks");

  script_dependencies("ssh_get_info.nasl");
  script_require_keys("Host/local_checks_enabled", "Host/RedHat/release", "Host/RedHat/rpm-list");

  exit(0);
}


include("audit.inc");
include("global_settings.inc");
include("rpm.inc");

if (!get_kb_item("Host/local_checks_enabled")) audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_ENABLED);
release = get_kb_item("Host/RedHat/release");
if (isnull(release) || "Fedora" >!< release) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Fedora");
os_ver = eregmatch(pattern: "Fedora.*release ([0-9]+)", string:release);
if (isnull(os_ver)) audit(AUDIT_UNKNOWN_APP_VER, "Fedora");
os_ver = os_ver[1];
if (! ereg(pattern:"^1([^0-9]|$)", string:os_ver)) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Fedora 1.x", "Fedora " + os_ver);

if (!get_kb_item("Host/RedHat/rpm-list")) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_LIST_MISSING);

cpu = get_kb_item("Host/cpu");
if (isnull(cpu)) audit(AUDIT_UNKNOWN_ARCH);
if ("x86_64" >!< cpu && cpu !~ "^i[3-6]86$") audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_IMPLEMENTED, "Fedora", cpu);

flag = 0;
if (rpm_check(release:"FC1", reference:"neon-0.24.5-2.1")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"FC1", reference:"neon-debuginfo-0.24.5-2.1")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"FC1", reference:"neon-devel-0.24.5-2.1")) flag++;


if (flag)
{
  if (report_verbosity > 0) security_hole(port:0, extra:rpm_report_get());
  else security_hole(0);
  exit(0);
}
else
{
  tested = pkg_tests_get();
  if (tested) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_NOT_AFFECTED, tested);
  else audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_NOT_INSTALLED, "neon / neon-debuginfo / neon-devel");
}