Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : sendmail (MDKSA-2001:075)

2004-07-31T00:00:00
ID MANDRAKE_MDKSA-2001-075.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2019 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
Modified 2020-10-02T00:00:00

Description

An input validation error exists in sendmail that may allow local users to write arbitrary data to process memory. This could possibly allow the execute of code or commands with elevated privileges and may also allow a local attacker to gain access to the root account.

                                        
                                            #%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-2001:075. 
# The text itself is copyright (C) Mandriva S.A.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(13890);
  script_version ("1.15");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2019/08/02 13:32:46");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2001-0653");
  script_bugtraq_id(3163);
  script_xref(name:"MDKSA", value:"2001:075");

  script_name(english:"Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : sendmail (MDKSA-2001:075)");
  script_summary(english:"Checks rpm output for the updated packages");

  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis", 
    value:
"The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description", 
    value:
"An input validation error exists in sendmail that may allow local
users to write arbitrary data to process memory. This could possibly
allow the execute of code or commands with elevated privileges and may
also allow a local attacker to gain access to the root account."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:
"Update the affected sendmail, sendmail-cf and / or sendmail-doc
packages."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P");
  script_set_cvss_temporal_vector("CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploitability_ease", value:"Exploits are available");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploit_available", value:"true");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:sendmail");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:sendmail-cf");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:sendmail-doc");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:7.2");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:8.0");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2001/08/31");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2004/07/31");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2019 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:"MDK7.2", cpu:"i386", reference:"sendmail-8.11.0-3.1mdk", yank:"mdk")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"MDK7.2", cpu:"i386", reference:"sendmail-cf-8.11.0-3.1mdk", yank:"mdk")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"MDK7.2", cpu:"i386", reference:"sendmail-doc-8.11.0-3.1mdk", yank:"mdk")) flag++;

if (rpm_check(release:"MDK8.0", cpu:"i386", reference:"sendmail-8.11.6-1.1mdk", yank:"mdk")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"MDK8.0", cpu:"i386", reference:"sendmail-cf-8.11.6-1.1mdk", yank:"mdk")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"MDK8.0", cpu:"i386", reference:"sendmail-doc-8.11.6-1.1mdk", yank:"mdk")) flag++;


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