GLSA-201401-31 : CEDET: Privilege escalation

2014-01-28T00:00:00
ID GENTOO_GLSA-201401-31.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2014-2020 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
Modified 2014-01-28T00:00:00

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201401-31 (CEDET: Privilege escalation)

An untrusted search path vulnerability was discovered in CEDET.

Impact :

A local attacker could escalate his privileges via a specially crafted
  Lisp expression in a Project.ede file in the directory or a parent
  directory of an opened file.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

                                        
                                            #%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 201401-31.
#
# 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(72158);
  script_version("1.7");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_modification_date", value:"2020/09/24");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2012-0035");
  script_bugtraq_id(51354);
  script_xref(name:"GLSA", value:"201401-31");

  script_name(english:"GLSA-201401-31 : CEDET: Privilege escalation");
  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-201401-31
(CEDET: Privilege escalation)

    An untrusted search path vulnerability was discovered in CEDET.
  
Impact :

    A local attacker could escalate his privileges via a specially crafted
      Lisp expression in a Project.ede file in the directory or a parent
      directory of an opened file.
  
Workaround :

    There is no known workaround at this time."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201401-31"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:
"All CEDET users should upgrade to the latest version:
      # emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emacs/cedet-1.0.1'
    NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
      available since February  01, 2012. It is likely that your system is
      already no longer affected by this issue."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C");
  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:"exploit_available", value:"false");

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

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2014/01/27");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2014/01/28");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2014-2020 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:"app-emacs/cedet", unaffected:make_list("ge 1.0.1"), vulnerable:make_list("lt 1.0.1"))) 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, "CEDET");
}