GLSA-200512-10 : Opera: Command-line URL shell command injection

2005-12-20T00:00:00
ID GENTOO_GLSA-200512-10.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Tenable
Modified 2015-04-13T00:00:00

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200512-10 (Opera: Command-line URL shell command injection)

Peter Zelezny discovered that the shell script used to launch     Opera parses shell commands that are enclosed within backticks in the     URL provided via the command line.

Impact :

A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by enticing a     user to follow a specially crafted URL from a tool that uses Opera to     open URLs, resulting in the execution of arbitrary commands on the     targeted machine.

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 200512-10.
#
# 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(20330);
  script_version("$Revision: 1.12 $");
  script_cvs_date("$Date: 2015/04/13 13:49:34 $");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2005-3750");
  script_osvdb_id(21003);
  script_xref(name:"GLSA", value:"200512-10");

  script_name(english:"GLSA-200512-10 : Opera: Command-line URL shell command injection");
  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-200512-10
(Opera: Command-line URL shell command injection)

    Peter Zelezny discovered that the shell script used to launch
    Opera parses shell commands that are enclosed within backticks in the
    URL provided via the command line.
  
Impact :

    A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by enticing a
    user to follow a specially crafted URL from a tool that uses Opera to
    open URLs, resulting in the execution of arbitrary commands on the
    targeted machine.
  
Workaround :

    There is no known workaround at this time."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/linux/851/"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/200512-10"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:
"All Opera users should upgrade to the latest version:
    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/opera-8.51'"
  );
  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:gentoo:linux:opera");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:gentoo:linux");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2005/12/18");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2005/12/20");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value:"2005/11/22");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2015 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:"www-client/opera", unaffected:make_list("ge 8.51"), vulnerable:make_list("lt 8.51"))) 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, "Opera");
}