Fedora 8 : libxml2-2.7.2-2.fc8 (2008-9729)

2008-11-21T00:00:00
ID FEDORA_2008-9729.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Tenable
Modified 2016-12-08T00:00:00

Description

Fixes a couple of security issues when overflowing text data size of buffer size.

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.

                                        
                                            #
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were  
# extracted from Fedora Security Advisory 2008-9729.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(34830);
  script_version ("$Revision: 1.15 $");
  script_cvs_date("$Date: 2016/12/08 20:21:54 $");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2008-4225", "CVE-2008-4226");
  script_xref(name:"FEDORA", value:"2008-9729");

  script_name(english:"Fedora 8 : libxml2-2.7.2-2.fc8 (2008-9729)");
  script_summary(english:"Checks rpm output for the updated package.");

  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis", 
    value:"The remote Fedora host is missing a security update."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description", 
    value:
"Fixes a couple of security issues when overflowing text data size of
buffer size.

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."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=470466"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=470480"
  );
  # https://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2008-November/016339.html
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://www.nessus.org/u?4405626a"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:"Update the affected libxml2 package."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C");
  script_cwe_id(189, 399);

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:libxml2");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:8");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2008/11/19");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2008/11/21");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2016 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:"^8([^0-9]|$)", string:os_ver)) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Fedora 8.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:"FC8", reference:"libxml2-2.7.2-2.fc8")) 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, "libxml2");
}