FreeBSD : xdm -- remote denial of service (d905b219-c1ca-11e9-8c46-0c9d925bbbc0)

2019-08-20T00:00:00
ID FREEBSD_PKG_D905B219C1CA11E98C460C9D925BBBC0.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2019-2020 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
Modified 2020-08-02T00:00:00

Description

nvd.nist.gov reports

X.Org xdm 1.1.10, 1.1.11, and possibly other versions, when performing authentication using certain implementations of the crypt API function that can return NULL, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and crash) by attempting to log into an account whose password field contains invalid characters, as demonstrated using the crypt function from glibc 2.17 and later with (1) the

                                        
                                            #
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include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(127953);
  script_version("1.3");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2020/01/02");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2013-2179");

  script_name(english:"FreeBSD : xdm -- remote denial of service (d905b219-c1ca-11e9-8c46-0c9d925bbbc0)");
  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:
"nvd.nist.gov reports

X.Org xdm 1.1.10, 1.1.11, and possibly other versions, when performing
authentication using certain implementations of the crypt API function
that can return NULL, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of
service (NULL pointer dereference and crash) by attempting to log into
an account whose password field contains invalid characters, as
demonstrated using the crypt function from glibc 2.17 and later with
(1) the '!' character in the salt portion of a password field or (2) a
password that has been encrypted using DES or MD5 in FIPS-140 mode."
  );
  # https://vuxml.freebsd.org/freebsd/d905b219-c1ca-11e9-8c46-0c9d925bbbc0.html
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://www.nessus.org/u?6052eeeb"
  );
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"solution", value:"Update the affected package.");
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P");
  script_set_cvss_temporal_vector("CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploitability_ease", value:"No known exploits are available");

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

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value:"2013/06/07");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2019/08/18");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2019/08/20");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"generated_plugin", value:"current");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2019-2020 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:"xdm<1.1.12")) flag++;

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