Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : fetchmail (MDKSA-2003:011)

2004-07-31T00:00:00
ID MANDRAKE_MDKSA-2003-011.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Tenable
Modified 2018-07-19T00:00:00

Description

A vulnerability was discovered in all versions of fetchmail prior to 6.2.0 that allows a remote attacker to crash fetchmail and potentially execute arbitrary code by sending carefully crafted email wihch is then parsed by fetchmail. The vulnerability has been fixed in these patched packages of fetchmail.

                                        
                                            #%NASL_MIN_LEVEL 70103

#
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were  
# extracted from Mandrake Linux Security Advisory MDKSA-2003:011. 
# The text itself is copyright (C) Mandriva S.A.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(13996);
  script_version ("1.15");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2018/07/19 20:59:12");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2002-1365");
  script_xref(name:"MDKSA", value:"2003:011");

  script_name(english:"Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : fetchmail (MDKSA-2003:011)");
  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:
"A vulnerability was discovered in all versions of fetchmail prior to
6.2.0 that allows a remote attacker to crash fetchmail and potentially
execute arbitrary code by sending carefully crafted email wihch is
then parsed by fetchmail. The vulnerability has been fixed in these
patched packages of fetchmail."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://security.e-matters.de/advisories/052002.html"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:
"Update the affected fetchmail, fetchmail-daemon and / or fetchmailconf
packages."
  );
  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:mandriva:linux:fetchmail");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:fetchmail-daemon");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:fetchmailconf");
  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:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:8.1");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:8.2");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:9.0");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2003/01/27");
  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) 2004-2018 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:"fetchmail-6.1.0-1.1mdk", yank:"mdk")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"MDK7.2", cpu:"i386", reference:"fetchmail-daemon-6.1.0-1.1mdk", yank:"mdk")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"MDK7.2", cpu:"i386", reference:"fetchmailconf-6.1.0-1.1mdk", yank:"mdk")) flag++;

if (rpm_check(release:"MDK8.0", cpu:"i386", reference:"fetchmail-6.1.0-1.1mdk", yank:"mdk")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"MDK8.0", cpu:"i386", reference:"fetchmail-daemon-6.1.0-1.1mdk", yank:"mdk")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"MDK8.0", cpu:"i386", reference:"fetchmailconf-6.1.0-1.1mdk", yank:"mdk")) flag++;

if (rpm_check(release:"MDK8.1", cpu:"i386", reference:"fetchmail-6.1.0-1.1mdk", yank:"mdk")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"MDK8.1", cpu:"i386", reference:"fetchmail-daemon-6.1.0-1.1mdk", yank:"mdk")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"MDK8.1", cpu:"i386", reference:"fetchmailconf-6.1.0-1.1mdk", yank:"mdk")) flag++;

if (rpm_check(release:"MDK8.2", cpu:"i386", reference:"fetchmail-6.1.0-1.1mdk", yank:"mdk")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"MDK8.2", cpu:"i386", reference:"fetchmail-daemon-6.1.0-1.1mdk", yank:"mdk")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"MDK8.2", cpu:"i386", reference:"fetchmailconf-6.1.0-1.1mdk", yank:"mdk")) flag++;

if (rpm_check(release:"MDK9.0", cpu:"i386", reference:"fetchmail-6.1.0-1.1mdk", yank:"mdk")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"MDK9.0", cpu:"i386", reference:"fetchmail-daemon-6.1.0-1.1mdk", yank:"mdk")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"MDK9.0", cpu:"i386", reference:"fetchmailconf-6.1.0-1.1mdk", 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");