Fedora 13 : xar-1.5.2-6.fc13 (2010-7613)

2010-07-01T00:00:00
ID FEDORA_2010-7613.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Tenable
Modified 2015-10-20T00:00:00

Description

This update fixes CVE-2010-0055, an issue where xar did not properly validate package signatures, which allows attackers to have an unspecified impact via a modified package.

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 2010-7613.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(47465);
  script_version("$Revision: 1.8 $");
  script_cvs_date("$Date: 2015/10/20 21:47:25 $");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2010-0055");
  script_bugtraq_id(39292);
  script_xref(name:"FEDORA", value:"2010-7613");

  script_name(english:"Fedora 13 : xar-1.5.2-6.fc13 (2010-7613)");
  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:
"This update fixes CVE-2010-0055, an issue where xar did not properly
validate package signatures, which allows attackers to have an
unspecified impact via a modified package.

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=570678"
  );
  # https://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-May/041298.html
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://www.nessus.org/u?c22bc12b"
  );
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"solution", value:"Update the affected xar package.");
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C");
  script_set_cvss_temporal_vector("CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploitability_ease", value:"Exploits are available");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploit_available", value:"true");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:xar");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:13");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2010/04/29");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2010/07/01");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2015 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:"^13([^0-9]|$)", string:os_ver)) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Fedora 13.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:"FC13", reference:"xar-1.5.2-6.fc13")) 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, "xar");
}