SUSE SLES11 Security Update : apport (SUSE-SU-2017:1938-1)

2017-07-25T00:00:00
ID SUSE_SU-2017-1938-1.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2017-2019 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
Modified 2020-07-02T00:00:00

Description

This update for apport fixes the following issues: Security issue fixed :

  • CVE-2015-1338: Insecurely created crash dumps could lead to a DoS or privilege escalation through malicious symlinks. (bsc#947731)

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-2017:1938-1.
# The text itself is copyright (C) SUSE.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(101941);
  script_version("3.5");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2019/09/11 11:22:15");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2015-1338");

  script_name(english:"SUSE SLES11 Security Update : apport (SUSE-SU-2017:1938-1)");
  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 apport fixes the following issues: Security issue
fixed :

  - CVE-2015-1338: Insecurely created crash dumps could lead
    to a DoS or privilege escalation through malicious
    symlinks. (bsc#947731)

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=947731"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-1338/"
  );
  # https://www.suse.com/support/update/announcement/2017/suse-su-20171938-1/
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://www.nessus.org/u?bef290d3"
  );
  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 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
slessp4-apport-13220=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C");
  script_set_cvss_temporal_vector("CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploitability_ease", value:"Exploits are available");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploit_available", value:"true");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:apport");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:apport-crashdb-sle");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:apport-gtk");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value:"2015/10/01");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2017/07/24");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2017/07/25");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"generated_plugin", value:"current");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2017-2019 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:"^(SLES11)$", string:os_ver)) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "SUSE SLES11", "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 == "SLES11" && (! preg(pattern:"^(4)$", string:sp))) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "SLES11 SP4", os_ver + " SP" + sp);


flag = 0;
if (rpm_check(release:"SLES11", sp:"4", reference:"apport-0.114-12.8.3.1")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"SLES11", sp:"4", reference:"apport-crashdb-sle-0.114-0.8.3.1")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"SLES11", sp:"4", reference:"apport-gtk-0.114-12.8.3.1")) 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, "apport");
}