Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : mailman (MDKSA-2005:015)

2005-01-25T00:00:00
ID MANDRAKE_MDKSA-2005-015.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2019 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
Modified 2020-04-02T00:00:00

Description

Florian Weimer discovered a vulnerability in Mailman, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

Input is not properly sanitised by

                                        
                                            #%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-2005:015. 
# The text itself is copyright (C) Mandriva S.A.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(16243);
  script_version ("1.17");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2019/08/02 13:32:47");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2004-1177");
  script_xref(name:"MDKSA", value:"2005:015");

  script_name(english:"Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : mailman (MDKSA-2005:015)");
  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:
"Florian Weimer discovered a vulnerability in Mailman, which can be
exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

Input is not properly sanitised by 'scripts/driver' when returning
error pages. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML or script
code in a user's browser session in context of a vulnerable site by
tricking a user into visiting a malicious web site or follow a
specially crafted link. (CVE-2004-1177)."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:"Update the affected mailman package."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mailman");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:10.0");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:10.1");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2005/01/24");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2005/01/25");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2019 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:"MDK10.0", reference:"mailman-2.1.4-2.2.100mdk", yank:"mdk")) flag++;

if (rpm_check(release:"MDK10.1", reference:"mailman-2.1.5-7.2.101mdk", 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");