Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : rwho (MDKSA-2005:039)

2005-02-17T00:00:00
ID MANDRAKE_MDKSA-2005-039.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Tenable
Modified 2018-07-19T00:00:00

Description

A vulnerability in rwhod was discovered by 'Vlad902' that can be abused to crash the listening process (the broadcasting process is not affected). This vulnerability only affects little endian architectures.

The updated packages have been patched to correct the problem.

                                        
                                            #%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-2005:039. 
# The text itself is copyright (C) Mandriva S.A.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(17131);
  script_version ("1.16");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2018/07/19 20:59:13");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2004-1180");
  script_xref(name:"MDKSA", value:"2005:039");

  script_name(english:"Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : rwho (MDKSA-2005:039)");
  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 vulnerability in rwhod was discovered by 'Vlad902' that can be
abused to crash the listening process (the broadcasting process is not
affected). This vulnerability only affects little endian
architectures.

The updated packages have been patched to correct the problem."
  );
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"solution", value:"Update the affected rwho package.");
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:rwho");
  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:"2005/02/16");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2005/02/17");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2018 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:"MDK10.0", reference:"rwho-0.17-10.2.100mdk", yank:"mdk")) flag++;

if (rpm_check(release:"MDK10.1", reference:"rwho-0.17-10.2.101mdk", 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");