Scientific Linux Security Update : glib2 on SL5.x i386/x86_64

2012-08-01T00:00:00
ID SL_20090324_GLIB2_ON_SL5_X.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2019 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
Modified 2020-08-02T00:00:00

Description

Diego Pettenò discovered multiple integer overflows causing heap-based buffer overflows in GLib

                                        
                                            #%NASL_MIN_LEVEL 80502
#
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text is (C) Scientific Linux.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(60552);
  script_version("1.4");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2019/10/25 13:36:18");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2008-4316");

  script_name(english:"Scientific Linux Security Update : glib2 on SL5.x i386/x86_64");
  script_summary(english:"Checks rpm output for the updated packages");

  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis", 
    value:
"The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description", 
    value:
"Diego Pettenò discovered multiple integer overflows causing
heap-based buffer overflows in GLib's Base64 encoding and decoding
functions. An attacker could use these flaws to crash an application
using GLib's Base64 functions to encode or decode large, untrusted
inputs, or, possibly, execute arbitrary code as the user running the
application. (CVE-2008-4316)"
  );
  # https://listserv.fnal.gov/scripts/wa.exe?A2=ind0903&L=scientific-linux-errata&T=0&P=2378
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://www.nessus.org/u?9c59387d"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:"Update the affected glib2 and / or glib2-devel packages."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P");
  script_cwe_id(189);

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2009/03/24");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2012/08/01");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2019 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.");
  script_family(english:"Scientific Linux Local Security Checks");

  script_dependencies("ssh_get_info.nasl");
  script_require_keys("Host/local_checks_enabled", "Host/cpu", "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);
release = get_kb_item("Host/RedHat/release");
if (isnull(release) || "Scientific Linux " >!< release) audit(AUDIT_HOST_NOT, "running Scientific Linux");
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 (cpu >!< "x86_64" && cpu !~ "^i[3-6]86$") audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_IMPLEMENTED, "Scientific Linux", cpu);


flag = 0;
if (rpm_check(release:"SL5", reference:"glib2-2.12.3-4.el5_3.1")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"SL5", reference:"glib2-devel-2.12.3-4.el5_3.1")) flag++;


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