SuSE9 Security Update : e2fsprogs (YOU Patch Number 12019)

2009-09-24T00:00:00
ID SUSE9_12019.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2019 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
Modified 2020-08-02T00:00:00

Description

This update of e2fsprogs fixes several integer overflows in memory allocating code. Programs that use libext2fs are therefore vulnerable to memory corruptions that can lead to arbitrary code execution while loading a specially crafted image. (CVE-2007-5497)

                                        
                                            #%NASL_MIN_LEVEL 80502
#
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The text description of this plugin is (C) Novell, Inc.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(41177);
  script_version("1.8");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2019/10/25 13:36:29");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2007-5497");

  script_name(english:"SuSE9 Security Update : e2fsprogs (YOU Patch Number 12019)");
  script_summary(english:"Checks rpm output for the updated packages");

  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis", 
    value:"The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description", 
    value:
"This update of e2fsprogs fixes several integer overflows in memory
allocating code. Programs that use libext2fs are therefore vulnerable
to memory corruptions that can lead to arbitrary code execution while
loading a specially crafted image. (CVE-2007-5497)"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2007-5497.html"
  );
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"solution", value:"Apply YOU patch number 12019.");
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N");
  script_cwe_id(189);

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2007/12/13");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2009/09/24");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2019 Tenable Network Security, Inc.");
  script_family(english:"SuSE Local Security Checks");

  script_dependencies("ssh_get_info.nasl");
  script_require_keys("Host/local_checks_enabled", "Host/cpu", "Host/SuSE/release", "Host/SuSE/rpm-list");

  exit(0);
}


include("global_settings.inc");
include("rpm.inc");


if (!get_kb_item("Host/local_checks_enabled")) exit(0, "Local checks are not enabled.");
if (!get_kb_item("Host/SuSE/release")) exit(0, "The host is not running SuSE.");
if (!get_kb_item("Host/SuSE/rpm-list")) exit(1, "Could not obtain the list of installed packages.");

cpu = get_kb_item("Host/cpu");
if (isnull(cpu)) exit(1, "Failed to determine the architecture type.");
if (cpu >!< "x86_64" && cpu !~ "^i[3-6]86$") exit(1, "Local checks for SuSE 9 on the '"+cpu+"' architecture have not been implemented.");


flag = 0;
if (rpm_check(release:"SUSE9", reference:"e2fsprogs-1.38-4.26")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"SUSE9", reference:"e2fsprogs-devel-1.38-4.26")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"SUSE9", cpu:"x86_64", reference:"e2fsprogs-32bit-9-200712122357")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"SUSE9", cpu:"x86_64", reference:"e2fsprogs-devel-32bit-9-200712122357")) flag++;


if (flag)
{
  if (report_verbosity > 0) security_warning(port:0, extra:rpm_report_get());
  else security_warning(0);
  exit(0);
}
else exit(0, "The host is not affected.");