Slackware 9.0 : GnuPG key validation fix (SSA:2003-141-04)

2005-07-13T00:00:00
ID SLACKWARE_SSA_2003-141-04.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Tenable
Modified 2018-11-19T00:00:00

Description

A key validation bug which results in all user IDs on a given key being treated with the validity of the most-valid user ID on that key has been fixed with the release of GnuPG 1.2.2. We recommend sites using GnuPG upgrade to this new package.

                                        
                                            #
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were  
# extracted from Slackware Security Advisory 2003-141-04. The text 
# itself is copyright (C) Slackware Linux, Inc.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(18713);
  script_version("1.13");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2018/11/19 11:02:42");

  script_xref(name:"SSA", value:"2003-141-04");

  script_name(english:"Slackware 9.0 : GnuPG key validation fix (SSA:2003-141-04)");
  script_summary(english:"Checks for updated package in /var/log/packages");

  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis", 
    value:"The remote Slackware host is missing a security update."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description", 
    value:
"A key validation bug which results in all user IDs on a given key
being treated with the validity of the most-valid user ID on that key
has been fixed with the release of GnuPG 1.2.2. We recommend sites
using GnuPG upgrade to this new package."
  );
  # http://lists.gnupg.org/pipermail/gnupg-announce/2003q2/000268.html
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://lists.gnupg.org/pipermail/gnupg-announce/2003q2/000268.html"
  );
  # http://www.slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2003&m=slackware-security.297133
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://www.nessus.org/u?eb3d9548"
  );
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"solution", value:"Update the affected gnupg 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:slackware:slackware_linux:gnupg");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:9.0");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2003/05/21");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2005/07/13");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2018 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.");
  script_family(english:"Slackware Local Security Checks");

  script_dependencies("ssh_get_info.nasl");
  script_require_keys("Host/local_checks_enabled", "Host/Slackware/release", "Host/Slackware/packages");

  exit(0);
}


include("audit.inc");
include("global_settings.inc");
include("slackware.inc");


if (!get_kb_item("Host/local_checks_enabled")) audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_ENABLED);
if (!get_kb_item("Host/Slackware/release")) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Slackware");
if (!get_kb_item("Host/Slackware/packages")) 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, "Slackware", cpu);


flag = 0;
if (slackware_check(osver:"9.0", pkgname:"gnupg", pkgver:"1.2.2", pkgarch:"i386", pkgnum:"1")) flag++;


if (flag)
{
  if (report_verbosity > 0) security_hole(port:0, extra:slackware_report_get());
  else security_hole(0);
  exit(0);
}
else audit(AUDIT_HOST_NOT, "affected");