Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : BitchX (MDKSA-2000:017)

2012-09-06T00:00:00
ID MANDRAKE_MDKSA-2000-017.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2019 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
Modified 2020-02-02T00:00:00

Description

A denial of service vulnerability exists in BitchX. Improper handling of incoming invitation messages can crash the client. Any user on IRC can send the client an invitation message that causes BitchX to segfault.

                                        
                                            #%NASL_MIN_LEVEL 80502

#
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were  
# extracted from Mandrake Linux Security Advisory MDKSA-2000:017. 
# The text itself is copyright (C) Mandriva S.A.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(61815);
  script_version("1.5");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2019/08/02 13:32:46");

  script_xref(name:"MDKSA", value:"2000:017");

  script_name(english:"Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : BitchX (MDKSA-2000:017)");
  script_summary(english:"Checks rpm output for the updated package");

  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis", 
    value:"The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description", 
    value:
"A denial of service vulnerability exists in BitchX. Improper handling
of incoming invitation messages can crash the client. Any user on IRC
can send the client an invitation message that causes BitchX to
segfault."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:"Update the affected BitchX package."
  );
  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:mandriva:linux:BitchX");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:6.1");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:7.0");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:7.1");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2000/07/07");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2012/09/06");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2019 Tenable Network Security, Inc.");
  script_family(english:"Mandriva Local Security Checks");

  script_dependencies("ssh_get_info.nasl");
  script_require_keys("Host/local_checks_enabled", "Host/cpu", "Host/Mandrake/release", "Host/Mandrake/rpm-list");

  exit(0);
}


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


if (!get_kb_item("Host/local_checks_enabled")) audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_ENABLED);
if (!get_kb_item("Host/Mandrake/release")) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Mandriva / Mandake Linux");
if (!get_kb_item("Host/Mandrake/rpm-list")) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_LIST_MISSING);

cpu = get_kb_item("Host/cpu");
if (isnull(cpu)) audit(AUDIT_UNKNOWN_ARCH);
if (cpu !~ "^(amd64|i[3-6]86|x86_64)$") audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_IMPLEMENTED, "Mandriva / Mandrake Linux", cpu);


flag = 0;
if (rpm_check(release:"MDK6.1", cpu:"i386", reference:"BitchX-75p3-12mdk", yank:"mdk")) flag++;

if (rpm_check(release:"MDK7.0", cpu:"i386", reference:"BitchX-75p3-12mdk", yank:"mdk")) flag++;

if (rpm_check(release:"MDK7.1", cpu:"i386", reference:"BitchX-75p3-12mdk", yank:"mdk")) flag++;


if (flag)
{
  if (report_verbosity > 0) security_hole(port:0, extra:rpm_report_get());
  else security_hole(0);
  exit(0);
}
else audit(AUDIT_HOST_NOT, "affected");