Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : xorg-server regression (USN-1232-2)

2011-10-20T00:00:00
ID UBUNTU_USN-1232-2.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2019 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2019 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
Modified 2020-11-02T00:00:00

Description

USN-1232-1 fixed vulnerabilities in the X.Org X server. A regression was found on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS that affected GLX support.

This update temporarily disables the fix for CVE-2010-4818 that introduced the regression.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

It was discovered that the X server incorrectly handled certain malformed input. An authorized attacker could exploit this to cause the X server to crash, leading to a denial or service, or possibly execute arbitrary code with root privileges. This issue only affected Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and 10.10. (CVE-2010-4818)

It was discovered that the X server incorrectly handled certain malformed input. An authorized attacker could exploit this to cause the X server to crash, leading to a denial or service, or possibly read arbitrary data from the X server process. This issue only affected Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. (CVE-2010-4819)

Vladz discovered that the X server incorrectly handled lock files. A local attacker could use this flaw to determine if a file existed or not. (CVE-2011-4028)

Vladz discovered that the X server incorrectly handled setting lock file permissions. A local attacker could use this flaw to gain read permissions on arbitrary files and view sensitive information. (CVE-2011-4029).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu 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 Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1232-2. The text 
# itself is copyright (C) Canonical, Inc. See 
# <http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/>. Ubuntu(R) is a registered 
# trademark of Canonical, Inc.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(56563);
  script_version("1.10");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2019/09/19 12:54:27");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2010-4818", "CVE-2010-4819", "CVE-2011-4028", "CVE-2011-4029");
  script_xref(name:"USN", value:"1232-2");

  script_name(english:"Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : xorg-server regression (USN-1232-2)");
  script_summary(english:"Checks dpkg output for updated package.");

  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis", 
    value:"The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description", 
    value:
"USN-1232-1 fixed vulnerabilities in the X.Org X server. A regression
was found on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS that affected GLX support.

This update temporarily disables the fix for CVE-2010-4818 that
introduced the regression.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

It was discovered that the X server incorrectly handled certain
malformed input. An authorized attacker could exploit this to cause
the X server to crash, leading to a denial or service, or possibly
execute arbitrary code with root privileges. This issue only affected
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and 10.10. (CVE-2010-4818)

It was discovered that the X server incorrectly handled
certain malformed input. An authorized attacker could
exploit this to cause the X server to crash, leading to a
denial or service, or possibly read arbitrary data from the
X server process. This issue only affected Ubuntu 10.04 LTS.
(CVE-2010-4819)

Vladz discovered that the X server incorrectly handled lock
files. A local attacker could use this flaw to determine if
a file existed or not. (CVE-2011-4028)

Vladz discovered that the X server incorrectly handled
setting lock file permissions. A local attacker could use
this flaw to gain read permissions on arbitrary files and
view sensitive information. (CVE-2011-4029).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu 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://usn.ubuntu.com/1232-2/"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:"Update the affected xserver-xorg-core package."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:xserver-xorg-core");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:-:lts");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value:"2012/07/03");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2011/10/19");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2011/10/20");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"generated_plugin", value:"current");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2019 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2019 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.");
  script_family(english:"Ubuntu Local Security Checks");

  script_dependencies("ssh_get_info.nasl");
  script_require_keys("Host/cpu", "Host/Ubuntu", "Host/Ubuntu/release", "Host/Debian/dpkg-l");

  exit(0);
}


include("audit.inc");
include("ubuntu.inc");
include("misc_func.inc");

if ( ! get_kb_item("Host/local_checks_enabled") ) audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_ENABLED);
release = get_kb_item("Host/Ubuntu/release");
if ( isnull(release) ) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Ubuntu");
release = chomp(release);
if (! preg(pattern:"^(10\.04)$", string:release)) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Ubuntu 10.04", "Ubuntu " + release);
if ( ! get_kb_item("Host/Debian/dpkg-l") ) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_LIST_MISSING);

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

flag = 0;

if (ubuntu_check(osver:"10.04", pkgname:"xserver-xorg-core", pkgver:"2:1.7.6-2ubuntu7.9")) flag++;

if (flag)
{
  security_report_v4(
    port       : 0,
    severity   : SECURITY_HOLE,
    extra      : ubuntu_report_get()
  );
  exit(0);
}
else
{
  tested = ubuntu_pkg_tests_get();
  if (tested) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_NOT_AFFECTED, tested);
  else audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_NOT_INSTALLED, "xserver-xorg-core");
}