Fedora 16 : nut-2.6.3-4.fc16 (2012-8729)

2012-06-15T00:00:00
ID FEDORA_2012-8729.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2021 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
Modified 2012-06-15T00:00:00

Description

fix heap-based buffer overflow due improper processing of non-printable characters in random network data (CVE-2012-2944)

  • no change, just updated release number to fix upgrade path

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 70300
#
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were  
# extracted from Fedora Security Advisory 2012-8729.
#

include('deprecated_nasl_level.inc');
include('compat.inc');

if (description)
{
  script_id(59512);
  script_version("1.8");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_modification_date", value:"2021/01/11");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2012-2944");
  script_xref(name:"FEDORA", value:"2012-8729");

  script_name(english:"Fedora 16 : nut-2.6.3-4.fc16 (2012-8729)");
  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:
"fix heap-based buffer overflow due improper processing of
non-printable characters in random network data (CVE-2012-2944)

  - no change, just updated release number to fix upgrade
    path

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=826489"
  );
  # https://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-June/082219.html
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://www.nessus.org/u?a5969448"
  );
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"solution", value:"Update the affected nut package.");
  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:nut");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:16");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2012/06/01");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2012/06/15");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2021 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:"^16([^0-9]|$)", string:os_ver)) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Fedora 16.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:"FC16", reference:"nut-2.6.3-4.fc16")) 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, "nut");
}