Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : arpwatch (MDVSA-2012:113)

2012-09-06T00:00:00
ID MANDRIVA_MDVSA-2012-113.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Tenable
Modified 2016-05-17T00:00:00

Description

A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in arpwatch :

arpwatch 2.1a15, as used by Red Hat, Debian, Fedora, and possibly others, does not properly drop supplementary groups, which might allow attackers to gain root privileges by leveraging other vulnerabilities in the daemon (CVE-2012-2653).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

                                        
                                            #
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were  
# extracted from Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDVSA-2012:113. 
# The text itself is copyright (C) Mandriva S.A.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(61966);
  script_version("$Revision: 1.5 $");
  script_cvs_date("$Date: 2016/05/17 17:13:09 $");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2012-2653");
  script_bugtraq_id(54157);
  script_xref(name:"MDVSA", value:"2012:113");

  script_name(english:"Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : arpwatch (MDVSA-2012:113)");
  script_summary(english:"Checks rpm output for the updated package");

  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis", 
    value:"The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description", 
    value:
"A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in arpwatch :

arpwatch 2.1a15, as used by Red Hat, Debian, Fedora, and possibly
others, does not properly drop supplementary groups, which might allow
attackers to gain root privileges by leveraging other vulnerabilities
in the daemon (CVE-2012-2653).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:"Update the affected arpwatch package."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C");
  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:arpwatch");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2011");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2012/07/26");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2012/09/06");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2016 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:"MDK2011", reference:"arpwatch-2.1a15-9.1-mdv2011.0", yank:"mdv")) 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");