Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : elinks (MDVSA-2014:019)

2014-01-26T00:00:00
ID MANDRIVA_MDVSA-2014-019.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2014-2021 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
Modified 2021-01-06T00:00:00

Description

Updated elinks package fixes security vulnerability :

When verifying SSL certificates, elinks fails to warn the user if the hostname of the certificate does not match the hostname of the website.

The elinks package has been updated to version 0.12-pre6 and patched to fix this issue.

                                        
                                            #%NASL_MIN_LEVEL 70300

#
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were  
# extracted from Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDVSA-2014:019. 
# The text itself is copyright (C) Mandriva S.A.
#

include('deprecated_nasl_level.inc');
include('compat.inc');

if (description)
{
  script_id(72131);
  script_version("1.4");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_modification_date", value:"2021/01/06");

  script_xref(name:"MDVSA", value:"2014:019");

  script_name(english:"Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : elinks (MDVSA-2014:019)");
  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:
"Updated elinks package fixes security vulnerability :

When verifying SSL certificates, elinks fails to warn the user if the
hostname of the certificate does not match the hostname of the
website.

The elinks package has been updated to version 0.12-pre6 and patched
to fix this issue."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0014.html"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:"Update the affected elinks package."
  );
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"risk_factor", value:"High");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:elinks");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2014/01/22");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2014/01/26");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2014-2021 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:"MDK-MBS1", cpu:"x86_64", reference:"elinks-0.12-2.2.mbs1")) 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");