SUSE SLES11 Security Update : ncurses (SUSE-SU-2017:3183-1)

2017-12-04T00:00:00
ID SUSE_SU-2017-3183-1.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Tenable
Modified 2018-11-30T00:00:00

Description

This update for ncurses fixes the following issues: Security issues fixed :

  • CVE-2017-13728: Fix infinite loop in the next_char function in comp_scan.c (bsc#1056136).

  • CVE-2017-13729: Fix illegal address access in the _nc_save_str (bsc#1056132).

  • CVE-2017-13730: Fix illegal address access in the function _nc_read_entry_source() (bsc#1056131).

  • CVE-2017-13731: Fix illegal address access in the function postprocess_termcap() (bsc#1056129).

  • CVE-2017-13732: Fix illegal address access in the function dump_uses() (bsc#1056128).

  • CVE-2017-13733: Fix illegal address access in the fmt_entry function (bsc#1056127).

  • CVE-2017-16879: Fix stack-based buffer overflow in the _nc_write_entry() function (bsc#1069530).

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-2017:3183-1.
# The text itself is copyright (C) SUSE.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(104993);
  script_version("3.7");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2018/11/30 10:54:51");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2017-13728", "CVE-2017-13729", "CVE-2017-13730", "CVE-2017-13731", "CVE-2017-13732", "CVE-2017-13733", "CVE-2017-16879");

  script_name(english:"SUSE SLES11 Security Update : ncurses (SUSE-SU-2017:3183-1)");
  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 ncurses fixes the following issues: Security issues
fixed :

  - CVE-2017-13728: Fix infinite loop in the next_char
    function in comp_scan.c (bsc#1056136).

  - CVE-2017-13729: Fix illegal address access in the
    _nc_save_str (bsc#1056132).

  - CVE-2017-13730: Fix illegal address access in the
    function _nc_read_entry_source() (bsc#1056131).

  - CVE-2017-13731: Fix illegal address access in the
    function postprocess_termcap() (bsc#1056129).

  - CVE-2017-13732: Fix illegal address access in the
    function dump_uses() (bsc#1056128).

  - CVE-2017-13733: Fix illegal address access in the
    fmt_entry function (bsc#1056127).

  - CVE-2017-16879: Fix stack-based buffer overflow in the
    _nc_write_entry() function (bsc#1069530).

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=1056127"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1056128"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1056129"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1056131"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1056132"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1056136"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1069530"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-13728/"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-13729/"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-13730/"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-13731/"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-13732/"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-13733/"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-16879/"
  );
  # https://www.suse.com/support/update/announcement/2017/suse-su-20173183-1/
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://www.nessus.org/u?b6a0084b"
  );
  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 Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t
patch sdksp4-ncurses-13364=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
slessp4-ncurses-13364=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
dbgsp4-ncurses-13364=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P");
  script_set_cvss_temporal_vector("CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C");
  script_set_cvss3_base_vector("CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H");
  script_set_cvss3_temporal_vector("CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/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:libncurses5");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libncurses6");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ncurses-devel");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ncurses-utils");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:tack");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:terminfo");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:terminfo-base");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2017/12/01");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2017/12/04");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2017-2018 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 = eregmatch(pattern: "^(SLE(S|D)\d+)", string:release);
if (isnull(os_ver)) audit(AUDIT_UNKNOWN_APP_VER, "SUSE");
os_ver = os_ver[1];
if (! ereg(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" && (! ereg(pattern:"^(4)$", string:sp))) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "SLES11 SP4", os_ver + " SP" + sp);


flag = 0;
if (rpm_check(release:"SLES11", sp:"4", cpu:"x86_64", reference:"libncurses5-32bit-5.6-93.12.1")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"SLES11", sp:"4", cpu:"x86_64", reference:"libncurses6-32bit-5.6-93.12.1")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"SLES11", sp:"4", cpu:"x86_64", reference:"ncurses-devel-32bit-5.6-93.12.1")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"SLES11", sp:"4", cpu:"s390x", reference:"libncurses5-32bit-5.6-93.12.1")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"SLES11", sp:"4", cpu:"s390x", reference:"libncurses6-32bit-5.6-93.12.1")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"SLES11", sp:"4", cpu:"s390x", reference:"ncurses-devel-32bit-5.6-93.12.1")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"SLES11", sp:"4", reference:"libncurses5-5.6-93.12.1")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"SLES11", sp:"4", reference:"libncurses6-5.6-93.12.1")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"SLES11", sp:"4", reference:"ncurses-devel-5.6-93.12.1")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"SLES11", sp:"4", reference:"ncurses-utils-5.6-93.12.1")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"SLES11", sp:"4", reference:"tack-5.6-93.12.1")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"SLES11", sp:"4", reference:"terminfo-5.6-93.12.1")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"SLES11", sp:"4", reference:"terminfo-base-5.6-93.12.1")) 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, "ncurses");
}