GLSA-200409-01 : vpopmail: Multiple vulnerabilities

2004-09-03T00:00:00
ID GENTOO_GLSA-200409-01.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2019 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
Modified 2020-07-02T00:00:00

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200409-01 (vpopmail: Multiple vulnerabilities)

vpopmail is vulnerable to several unspecified SQL injection exploits.
Furthermore when using Sybase as the backend database vpopmail is
vulnerable to a buffer overflow and format string exploit.

Impact :

These vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to execute code with the
permissions of the user running vpopmail.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time. All users are encouraged to
upgrade to the latest available version of vpopmail.

                                        
                                            #%NASL_MIN_LEVEL 80502
#
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were
# extracted from Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 200409-01.
#
# The advisory text is Copyright (C) 2001-2018 Gentoo Foundation, Inc.
# and licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike 
# license. See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(14648);
  script_version("1.13");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2019/08/02 13:32:41");

  script_xref(name:"GLSA", value:"200409-01");

  script_name(english:"GLSA-200409-01 : vpopmail: Multiple vulnerabilities");
  script_summary(english:"Checks for updated package(s) in /var/db/pkg");

  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis", 
    value:
"The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description", 
    value:
"The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200409-01
(vpopmail: Multiple vulnerabilities)

    vpopmail is vulnerable to several unspecified SQL injection exploits.
    Furthermore when using Sybase as the backend database vpopmail is
    vulnerable to a buffer overflow and format string exploit.
  
Impact :

    These vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to execute code with the
    permissions of the user running vpopmail.
  
Workaround :

    There is no known workaround at this time. All users are encouraged to
    upgrade to the latest available version of vpopmail."
  );
  # http://sourceforge.net/forum/forum.php?forum_id=400873
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://sourceforge.net/p/legacy_/forum/forum.php?forum_id=400873"
  );
  # http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/371913/2004-08-15/2004-08-21/0
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/371913/2004-08-15/2004-08-21/0"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/200409-01"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:
"All vpopmail users should upgrade to the latest version:
    # emerge sync
    # emerge -pv '>=net-mail/vpopmail-5.4.6'
    # emerge '>=net-mail/vpopmail-5.4.6'"
  );
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"risk_factor", value:"High");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:vpopmail");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:gentoo:linux");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2004/09/01");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2004/09/03");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2019 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.");
  script_family(english:"Gentoo Local Security Checks");

  script_dependencies("ssh_get_info.nasl");
  script_require_keys("Host/local_checks_enabled", "Host/Gentoo/release", "Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list");

  exit(0);
}


include("audit.inc");
include("global_settings.inc");
include("qpkg.inc");

if (!get_kb_item("Host/local_checks_enabled")) audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_ENABLED);
if (!get_kb_item("Host/Gentoo/release")) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Gentoo");
if (!get_kb_item("Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list")) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_LIST_MISSING);


flag = 0;

if (qpkg_check(package:"net-mail/vpopmail", unaffected:make_list("ge 5.4.6"), vulnerable:make_list("lt 5.4.6"))) flag++;

if (flag)
{
  if (report_verbosity > 0) security_hole(port:0, extra:qpkg_report_get());
  else security_hole(0);
  exit(0);
}
else
{
  tested = qpkg_tests_get();
  if (tested) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_NOT_AFFECTED, tested);
  else audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_NOT_INSTALLED, "vpopmail");
}