SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : ctags (SUSE-SU-2016:2097-1)

2016-09-02T00:00:00
ID SUSE_SU-2016-2097-1.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2016-2019 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
Modified 2020-06-02T00:00:00

Description

This update for ctags fixes the following issues :

  • CVE-2014-7204: Potential denial of service (infinite loop and CPU and disk consumption) via a crafted JavaScript file. (bsc#899486)

  • Missing Requires(post) on coreutils as it is using rm(1). (bsc#976920)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

                                        
                                            #
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were
# extracted from SUSE update advisory SUSE-SU-2016:2097-1.
# The text itself is copyright (C) SUSE.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(93297);
  script_version("2.6");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2019/09/11 11:22:13");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2014-7204");
  script_bugtraq_id(70168);

  script_name(english:"SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : ctags (SUSE-SU-2016:2097-1)");
  script_summary(english:"Checks rpm output for the updated packages.");

  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis", 
    value:"The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description", 
    value:
"This update for ctags fixes the following issues :

  - CVE-2014-7204: Potential denial of service (infinite
    loop and CPU and disk consumption) via a crafted
    JavaScript file. (bsc#899486)

  - Missing Requires(post) on coreutils as it is using
    rm(1). (bsc#976920)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=899486"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=976920"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-7204/"
  );
  # https://www.suse.com/support/update/announcement/2016/suse-su-20162097-1/
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://www.nessus.org/u?e6ba9bca"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:
"To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-1239=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-1239=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P");
  script_set_cvss_temporal_vector("CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploitability_ease", value:"No known exploits are available");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploit_available", value:"false");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ctags");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ctags-debuginfo");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ctags-debugsource");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value:"2014/10/07");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2016/08/18");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2016/09/02");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"generated_plugin", value:"current");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2016-2019 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.");
  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("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, "SUSE");
os_ver = pregmatch(pattern: "^(SLE(S|D)\d+)", string:release);
if (isnull(os_ver)) audit(AUDIT_UNKNOWN_APP_VER, "SUSE");
os_ver = os_ver[1];
if (! preg(pattern:"^(SLED12|SLES12)$", string:os_ver)) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "SUSE SLED12 / SLES12", "SUSE " + os_ver);

if (!get_kb_item("Host/SuSE/rpm-list")) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_LIST_MISSING);

cpu = get_kb_item("Host/cpu");
if (isnull(cpu)) audit(AUDIT_UNKNOWN_ARCH);
if (cpu !~ "^i[3-6]86$" && "x86_64" >!< cpu && "s390x" >!< cpu) audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_IMPLEMENTED, "SUSE " + os_ver, cpu);

sp = get_kb_item("Host/SuSE/patchlevel");
if (isnull(sp)) sp = "0";
if (os_ver == "SLES12" && (! preg(pattern:"^(1)$", string:sp))) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "SLES12 SP1", os_ver + " SP" + sp);
if (os_ver == "SLED12" && (! preg(pattern:"^(1)$", string:sp))) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "SLED12 SP1", os_ver + " SP" + sp);


flag = 0;
if (rpm_check(release:"SLES12", sp:"1", reference:"ctags-5.8-7.1")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"SLES12", sp:"1", reference:"ctags-debuginfo-5.8-7.1")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"SLES12", sp:"1", reference:"ctags-debugsource-5.8-7.1")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"SLED12", sp:"1", cpu:"x86_64", reference:"ctags-5.8-7.1")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"SLED12", sp:"1", cpu:"x86_64", reference:"ctags-debuginfo-5.8-7.1")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"SLED12", sp:"1", cpu:"x86_64", reference:"ctags-debugsource-5.8-7.1")) flag++;


if (flag)
{
  if (report_verbosity > 0) security_warning(port:0, extra:rpm_report_get());
  else security_warning(0);
  exit(0);
}
else
{
  tested = pkg_tests_get();
  if (tested) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_NOT_AFFECTED, tested);
  else audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_NOT_INSTALLED, "ctags");
}