SuSE 10 Security Update : pidgin (ZYPP Patch Number 6861)

2011-01-27T00:00:00
ID SUSE_FINCH-6861.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Tenable
Modified 2016-12-22T00:00:00

Description

This update of pidgin fixes various security vulnerabilities :

  • Remote file disclosure vulnerability by using the MSN protocol. CVE-2010-0277: CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.9: Resource Management Errors (CWE-399) MSN protocol plugin in libpurple allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) at least. CVE-2010-0420: Same nick names in XMPP MUC lead to a crash in finch. CVE-2010-0423: A remote denial of service attack (resource consumption) is possible by sending an IM with a lot of smilies in it. (CVE-2010-0013: CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3: Path Traversal (CWE-22))

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

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(51728);
  script_version ("$Revision: 1.4 $");
  script_cvs_date("$Date: 2016/12/22 20:32:45 $");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2010-0013", "CVE-2010-0277", "CVE-2010-0420", "CVE-2010-0423");

  script_name(english:"SuSE 10 Security Update : pidgin (ZYPP Patch Number 6861)");
  script_summary(english:"Checks rpm output for the updated packages");

  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 pidgin fixes various security vulnerabilities :

  - Remote file disclosure vulnerability by using the MSN
    protocol. CVE-2010-0277: CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.9:
    Resource Management Errors (CWE-399) MSN protocol plugin
    in libpurple allowed remote attackers to cause a denial
    of service (memory corruption) at least. CVE-2010-0420:
    Same nick names in XMPP MUC lead to a crash in finch.
    CVE-2010-0423: A remote denial of service attack
    (resource consumption) is possible by sending an IM with
    a lot of smilies in it. (CVE-2010-0013: CVSS v2 Base
    Score: 4.3: Path Traversal (CWE-22))"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-0013.html"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-0277.html"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-0420.html"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-0423.html"
  );
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"solution", value:"Apply ZYPP patch number 6861.");
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N");
  script_cwe_id(20, 22, 399);

  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:"2011/01/27");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2016 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:"finch-2.6.6-0.4.1")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"SLED10", sp:3, reference:"libpurple-2.6.6-0.4.1")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"SLED10", sp:3, reference:"pidgin-2.6.6-0.4.1")) 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.");