FreeBSD : exim -- Privilege escalation via multiple memory leaks (8c1a271d-56cf-11e7-b9fe-c13eb7bcbf4f) (Stack Clash)

2017-06-22T00:00:00
ID FREEBSD_PKG_8C1A271D56CF11E7B9FEC13EB7BCBF4F.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2017-2019 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
Modified 2020-02-02T00:00:00

Description

Qualsys reports :

Exim supports the use of multiple

                                        
                                            #
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were  
# extracted from the FreeBSD VuXML database :
#
# Copyright 2003-2019 Jacques Vidrine and contributors
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include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(100975);
  script_version("3.3");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2019/10/11 10:17:50");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2017-1000369");

  script_name(english:"FreeBSD : exim -- Privilege escalation via multiple memory leaks (8c1a271d-56cf-11e7-b9fe-c13eb7bcbf4f) (Stack Clash)");
  script_summary(english:"Checks for updated package in pkg_info output");

  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis", 
    value:"The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description", 
    value:
"Qualsys reports :

Exim supports the use of multiple '-p' command line arguments which
are malloc()'ed and never free()'ed, used in conjunction with other
issues allows attackers to cause arbitrary code execution. This
affects exim version 4.89 and earlier. Please note that at this time
upstream has released a patch (commit
65e061b76867a9ea7aeeb535341b790b90ae6c21), but it is not known if a
new point release is available that addresses this issue at this time."
  );
  # https://vuxml.freebsd.org/freebsd/8c1a271d-56cf-11e7-b9fe-c13eb7bcbf4f.html
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://www.nessus.org/u?50326249"
  );
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"solution", value:"Update the affected package.");
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N");
  script_set_cvss3_base_vector("CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:exim");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value:"2017/06/19");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2017/06/21");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2017/06/22");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"in_the_news", value:"true");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"generated_plugin", value:"current");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2017-2019 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.");
  script_family(english:"FreeBSD Local Security Checks");

  script_dependencies("ssh_get_info.nasl");
  script_require_keys("Host/local_checks_enabled", "Host/FreeBSD/release", "Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info");

  exit(0);
}


include("audit.inc");
include("freebsd_package.inc");


if (!get_kb_item("Host/local_checks_enabled")) audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_ENABLED);
if (!get_kb_item("Host/FreeBSD/release")) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "FreeBSD");
if (!get_kb_item("Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info")) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_LIST_MISSING);


flag = 0;

if (pkg_test(save_report:TRUE, pkg:"exim<4.89_1")) flag++;

if (flag)
{
  if (report_verbosity > 0) security_note(port:0, extra:pkg_report_get());
  else security_note(0);
  exit(0);
}
else audit(AUDIT_HOST_NOT, "affected");