Oracle Linux 5 : cpio (ELSA-2010-0144)

2013-07-12T00:00:00
ID ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2010-0144.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Tenable
Modified 2016-05-06T00:00:00

Description

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2010:0144 :

An updated cpio package that fixes two security issues is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

GNU cpio copies files into or out of a cpio or tar archive.

A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way cpio expanded archive files. If a user were tricked into expanding a specially crafted archive, it could cause the cpio executable to crash or execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running cpio. (CVE-2010-0624)

Red Hat would like to thank Jakob Lell for responsibly reporting the CVE-2010-0624 issue.

A denial of service flaw was found in the way cpio expanded archive files. If a user expanded a specially crafted archive, it could cause the cpio executable to crash. (CVE-2007-4476)

Users of cpio are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which contains backported patches to correct these issues.

                                        
                                            #
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were
# extracted from Red Hat Security Advisory RHSA-2010:0144 and 
# Oracle Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2010-0144 respectively.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(68011);
  script_version("$Revision: 1.6 $");
  script_cvs_date("$Date: 2016/05/06 16:53:47 $");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2007-4476", "CVE-2010-0624");
  script_bugtraq_id(26445);
  script_osvdb_id(42149, 62857, 62950);
  script_xref(name:"RHSA", value:"2010:0144");

  script_name(english:"Oracle Linux 5 : cpio (ELSA-2010-0144)");
  script_summary(english:"Checks rpm output for the updated package");

  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis", 
    value:"The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description", 
    value:
"From Red Hat Security Advisory 2010:0144 :

An updated cpio package that fixes two security issues is now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.

GNU cpio copies files into or out of a cpio or tar archive.

A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way cpio expanded
archive files. If a user were tricked into expanding a specially
crafted archive, it could cause the cpio executable to crash or
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running cpio.
(CVE-2010-0624)

Red Hat would like to thank Jakob Lell for responsibly reporting the
CVE-2010-0624 issue.

A denial of service flaw was found in the way cpio expanded archive
files. If a user expanded a specially crafted archive, it could cause
the cpio executable to crash. (CVE-2007-4476)

Users of cpio are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which
contains backported patches to correct these issues."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2010-March/001384.html"
  );
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"solution", value:"Update the affected cpio package.");
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P");
  script_set_cvss_temporal_vector("CVSS2#E:ND/RL:ND/RC:C");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploitability_ease", value:"No known exploits are available");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploit_available", value:"false");
  script_cwe_id(119);

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:cpio");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:oracle:linux:5");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2010/03/16");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2013/07/12");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.");
  script_family(english:"Oracle Linux Local Security Checks");

  script_dependencies("ssh_get_info.nasl");
  script_require_keys("Host/local_checks_enabled", "Host/OracleLinux", "Host/RedHat/release", "Host/RedHat/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/OracleLinux")) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Oracle Linux");
release = get_kb_item("Host/RedHat/release");
if (isnull(release) || !eregmatch(pattern: "Oracle (?:Linux Server|Enterprise Linux)", string:release)) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Oracle Linux");
os_ver = eregmatch(pattern: "Oracle (?:Linux Server|Enterprise Linux) .*release ([0-9]+(\.[0-9]+)?)", string:release);
if (isnull(os_ver)) audit(AUDIT_UNKNOWN_APP_VER, "Oracle Linux");
os_ver = os_ver[1];
if (! ereg(pattern:"^5([^0-9]|$)", string:os_ver)) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Oracle Linux 5", "Oracle Linux " + os_ver);

if (!get_kb_item("Host/RedHat/rpm-list")) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_LIST_MISSING);

cpu = get_kb_item("Host/cpu");
if (isnull(cpu)) audit(AUDIT_UNKNOWN_ARCH);
if ("x86_64" >!< cpu && "ia64" >!< cpu && cpu !~ "^i[3-6]86$") audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_IMPLEMENTED, "Oracle Linux", cpu);

flag = 0;
if (rpm_check(release:"EL5", reference:"cpio-2.6-23.el5_4.1")) flag++;


if (flag)
{
  if (report_verbosity > 0) security_hole(port:0, extra:rpm_report_get());
  else security_hole(0);
  exit(0);
}
else
{
  tested = pkg_tests_get();
  if (tested) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_NOT_AFFECTED, tested);
  else audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_NOT_INSTALLED, "cpio");
}