SuSE 10 Security Update : cron (ZYPP Patch Number 6865)

2010-10-11T00:00:00
ID SUSE_CRON-6865.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2019 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
Modified 2020-01-02T00:00:00

Description

This update of cron fixes a race condition in crontab that can be used to change the time-stamp of arbitrary files while editing the crontab entry.

  • CVSS v2 Base Score: 3.6 Additionally the return value of initgroups() is verified now. (CVE-2010-0424)

                                        
                                            #%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(49841);
  script_version ("1.7");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2019/10/25 13:36:40");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2010-0424");

  script_name(english:"SuSE 10 Security Update : cron (ZYPP Patch Number 6865)");
  script_summary(english:"Checks rpm output for the updated package");

  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis", 
    value:"The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description", 
    value:
"This update of cron fixes a race condition in crontab that can be used
to change the time-stamp of arbitrary files while editing the crontab
entry.

  - CVSS v2 Base Score: 3.6 Additionally the return value of
    initgroups() is verified now. (CVE-2010-0424)"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-0424.html"
  );
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"solution", value:"Apply ZYPP patch number 6865.");
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P");
  script_cwe_id(59);

  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:"2010/02/19");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2010/10/11");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2019 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 10 on the '"+cpu+"' architecture have not been implemented.");


flag = 0;
if (rpm_check(release:"SLED10", sp:3, reference:"cron-4.1-45.31.1")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"SLES10", sp:3, reference:"cron-4.1-45.31.1")) flag++;


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