Oracle Linux 6 : gnutls (ELSA-2012-0429)

2013-07-12T00:00:00
ID ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2012-0429.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Tenable
Modified 2018-07-18T00:00:00

Description

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2012:0429 :

Updated gnutls packages that fix two security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having important security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section.

The GnuTLS library provides support for cryptographic algorithms and for protocols such as Transport Layer Security (TLS).

A flaw was found in the way GnuTLS decrypted malformed TLS records. This could cause a TLS/SSL client or server to crash when processing a specially crafted TLS record from a remote TLS/SSL connection peer. (CVE-2012-1573)

A boundary error was found in the gnutls_session_get_data() function. A malicious TLS/SSL server could use this flaw to crash a TLS/SSL client or, possibly, execute arbitrary code as the client, if the client passed a fixed-sized buffer to gnutls_session_get_data() before checking the real size of the session data provided by the server. (CVE-2011-4128)

Red Hat would like to thank Matthew Hall of Mu Dynamics for reporting CVE-2012-1573.

Users of GnuTLS are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues. For the update to take effect, all applications linked to the GnuTLS library must be restarted, or the system rebooted.

                                        
                                            #
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were
# extracted from Red Hat Security Advisory RHSA-2012:0429 and 
# Oracle Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2012-0429 respectively.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(68504);
  script_version("1.6");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2018/07/18 17:43:56");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2011-4128", "CVE-2012-1573");
  script_bugtraq_id(50609, 52667);
  script_xref(name:"RHSA", value:"2012:0429");

  script_name(english:"Oracle Linux 6 : gnutls (ELSA-2012-0429)");
  script_summary(english:"Checks rpm output for the updated packages");

  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis", 
    value:"The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description", 
    value:
"From Red Hat Security Advisory 2012:0429 :

Updated gnutls packages that fix two security issues are now available
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
important security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS)
base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for
each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section.

The GnuTLS library provides support for cryptographic algorithms and
for protocols such as Transport Layer Security (TLS).

A flaw was found in the way GnuTLS decrypted malformed TLS records.
This could cause a TLS/SSL client or server to crash when processing a
specially crafted TLS record from a remote TLS/SSL connection peer.
(CVE-2012-1573)

A boundary error was found in the gnutls_session_get_data() function.
A malicious TLS/SSL server could use this flaw to crash a TLS/SSL
client or, possibly, execute arbitrary code as the client, if the
client passed a fixed-sized buffer to gnutls_session_get_data() before
checking the real size of the session data provided by the server.
(CVE-2011-4128)

Red Hat would like to thank Matthew Hall of Mu Dynamics for reporting
CVE-2012-1573.

Users of GnuTLS are advised to upgrade to these updated packages,
which contain backported patches to correct these issues. For the
update to take effect, all applications linked to the GnuTLS library
must be restarted, or the system rebooted."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2012-March/002724.html"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:"Update the affected gnutls packages."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P");
  script_set_cvss_temporal_vector("CVSS2#E:U/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:oracle:linux:gnutls");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:gnutls-devel");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:gnutls-guile");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:gnutls-utils");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:oracle:linux:6");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2012/03/28");
  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) 2013-2018 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:"^6([^0-9]|$)", string:os_ver)) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Oracle Linux 6", "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 && cpu !~ "^i[3-6]86$") audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_IMPLEMENTED, "Oracle Linux", cpu);

flag = 0;
if (rpm_check(release:"EL6", reference:"gnutls-2.8.5-4.el6_2.2")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"EL6", reference:"gnutls-devel-2.8.5-4.el6_2.2")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"EL6", reference:"gnutls-guile-2.8.5-4.el6_2.2")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"EL6", reference:"gnutls-utils-2.8.5-4.el6_2.2")) flag++;


if (flag)
{
  if (report_verbosity > 0) security_warning(port:0, extra:rpm_report_get());
  else security_warning(0);
  exit(0);
}
else
{
  tested = pkg_tests_get();
  if (tested) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_NOT_AFFECTED, tested);
  else audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_NOT_INSTALLED, "gnutls / gnutls-devel / gnutls-guile / gnutls-utils");
}