openSUSE Security Update : rsh (rsh-182)

2009-07-21T00:00:00
ID SUSE_11_0_RSH-080905.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2021 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
Modified 2009-07-21T00:00:00

Description

in.rexecd was not using the system wide limits, potentially allowing remote rexec users to exhaust all system resources.

This patch fixes it.

                                        
                                            #%NASL_MIN_LEVEL 70300
#
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were
# extracted from openSUSE Security Update rsh-182.
#
# The text description of this plugin is (C) SUSE LLC.
#

include('deprecated_nasl_level.inc');
include('compat.inc');

if (description)
{
  script_id(40120);
  script_version("1.10");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_modification_date", value:"2021/01/14");

  script_name(english:"openSUSE Security Update : rsh (rsh-182)");
  script_summary(english:"Check for the rsh-182 patch");

  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis", 
    value:"The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description", 
    value:
"in.rexecd was not using the system wide limits, potentially allowing
remote rexec users to exhaust all system resources.

This patch fixes it."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=422442"
  );
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"solution", value:"Update the affected rsh packages.");
  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:novell:opensuse:rsh");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:rsh-server");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.0");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2008/09/05");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2009/07/21");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2021 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/SuSE/release", "Host/SuSE/rpm-list", "Host/cpu");

  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/SuSE/release");
if (isnull(release) || release =~ "^(SLED|SLES)") audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "openSUSE");
if (release !~ "^(SUSE11\.0)$") audit(AUDIT_OS_RELEASE_NOT, "openSUSE", "11.0", release);
if (!get_kb_item("Host/SuSE/rpm-list")) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_LIST_MISSING);

ourarch = get_kb_item("Host/cpu");
if (!ourarch) audit(AUDIT_UNKNOWN_ARCH);
if (ourarch !~ "^(i586|i686|x86_64)$") audit(AUDIT_ARCH_NOT, "i586 / i686 / x86_64", ourarch);

flag = 0;

if ( rpm_check(release:"SUSE11.0", reference:"rsh-0.17-680.2") ) flag++;
if ( rpm_check(release:"SUSE11.0", reference:"rsh-server-0.17-680.2") ) 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, "rexecd");
}