GLSA-201911-02 : pump: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

2019-11-08T00:00:00
ID GENTOO_GLSA-201911-02.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2019 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
Modified 2020-02-02T00:00:00

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201911-02 (pump: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)

It was discovered that there was an arbitrary code execution
  vulnerability in the pump DHCP/BOOTP client.

Impact :

A remote attacker, by enticing a user to connect to a malicious server,
  could cause the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the
  user running pump DHCP/BOOTP client.

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 201911-02.
#
# The advisory text is Copyright (C) 2001-2019 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(130634);
  script_version("1.1");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2019/11/08");

  script_xref(name:"GLSA", value:"201911-02");

  script_name(english:"GLSA-201911-02 : pump: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code");
  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-201911-02
(pump: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)

    It was discovered that there was an arbitrary code execution
      vulnerability in the pump DHCP/BOOTP client.
  
Impact :

    A remote attacker, by enticing a user to connect to a malicious server,
      could cause the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the
      user running pump DHCP/BOOTP client.
  
Workaround :

    There is no known workaround at this time."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://bugs.debian.org/933674"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201911-02"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:
"Gentoo has discontinued support for pump. We recommend that users
      unmerge pump:
      # emerge --unmerge 'net-misc/pump'"
  );
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"risk_factor", value:"Medium");

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

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value:"2019/11/07");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2019/11/07");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2019/11/08");
  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 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-misc/pump", unaffected:make_list(), vulnerable:make_list("le 0.8.24-r4"))) flag++;

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