GLSA-200507-22 : sandbox: Insecure temporary file handling

2005-07-31T00:00:00
ID GENTOO_GLSA-200507-22.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Tenable
Modified 2018-08-10T00:00:00

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200507-22 (sandbox: Insecure temporary file handling)

The Gentoo Linux Security Audit Team discovered that the sandbox     utility was vulnerable to multiple TOCTOU (Time of Check, Time of Use)     file creation race conditions.

Impact :

Local users may be able to create or overwrite arbitrary files with the     permissions of the root user.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

                                        
                                            #
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were
# extracted from Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 200507-22.
#
# The advisory text is Copyright (C) 2001-2015 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(19324);
  script_version("1.12");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2018/08/10 18:07:06");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2005-2449");
  script_xref(name:"GLSA", value:"200507-22");

  script_name(english:"GLSA-200507-22 : sandbox: Insecure temporary file handling");
  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-200507-22
(sandbox: Insecure temporary file handling)

    The Gentoo Linux Security Audit Team discovered that the sandbox
    utility was vulnerable to multiple TOCTOU (Time of Check, Time of Use)
    file creation race conditions.
  
Impact :

    Local users may be able to create or overwrite arbitrary files with the
    permissions of the root user.
  
Workaround :

    There is no known workaround at this time."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/200507-22"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:
"All sandbox users should upgrade to the latest version:
    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-apps/sandbox-1.2.11'"
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N");

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

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2005/07/25");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2005/07/31");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value:"2005/07/25");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2018 Tenable Network Security, Inc.");
  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:"sys-apps/sandbox", unaffected:make_list("ge 1.2.11"), vulnerable:make_list("lt 1.2.11"))) flag++;

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