Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : vim (MDKSA-2007:168)

2007-08-28T00:00:00
ID MANDRAKE_MDKSA-2007-168.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2019 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
Modified 2019-11-02T00:00:00

Description

A format string vulnerability in the helptags support in vim allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in a help-tags tag in a help file.

Updated packages have been patched to prevent this issue.

                                        
                                            #%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-2007:168. 
# The text itself is copyright (C) Mandriva S.A.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(25945);
  script_version ("1.16");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2019/08/02 13:32:49");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2007-2953");
  script_bugtraq_id(25095);
  script_xref(name:"MDKSA", value:"2007:168");

  script_name(english:"Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : vim (MDKSA-2007:168)");
  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 format string vulnerability in the helptags support in vim allows
user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via format
string specifiers in a help-tags tag in a help file.

Updated packages have been patched to prevent this issue."
  );
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"solution", value:"Update the affected packages.");
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P");
  script_set_cvss_temporal_vector("CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploitability_ease", value:"No known exploits are available");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploit_available", value:"false");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:vim-X11");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:vim-common");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:vim-enhanced");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:vim-minimal");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007.1");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2007/08/21");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2007/08/28");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2019 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:"MDK2007.0", reference:"vim-X11-7.0-16.2mdv2007.0", yank:"mdv")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"MDK2007.0", reference:"vim-common-7.0-16.2mdv2007.0", yank:"mdv")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"MDK2007.0", reference:"vim-enhanced-7.0-16.2mdv2007.0", yank:"mdv")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"MDK2007.0", reference:"vim-minimal-7.0-16.2mdv2007.0", yank:"mdv")) flag++;

if (rpm_check(release:"MDK2007.1", reference:"vim-X11-7.0-16.2mdv2007.1", yank:"mdv")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"MDK2007.1", reference:"vim-common-7.0-16.2mdv2007.1", yank:"mdv")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"MDK2007.1", reference:"vim-enhanced-7.0-16.2mdv2007.1", yank:"mdv")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"MDK2007.1", reference:"vim-minimal-7.0-16.2mdv2007.1", yank:"mdv")) 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");