Ubuntu 4.10 / 5.04 : squid vulnerability (USN-129-1)

2006-01-15T00:00:00
ID UBUNTU_USN-129-1.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Tenable
Modified 2018-07-19T00:00:00

Description

It was discovered that Squid did not verify the validity of DNS server responses. When Squid is started, it opens a DNS client UDP port whose number is randomly assigned by the operating system. Unless your network firewall is configured to accept DNS responses only from known good nameservers, this vulnerability allowed users within the local network to inject arbitrary DNS responses into Squid ('DNS spoofing'). This could be used to present different web pages to users from those they actually requested.

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.

                                        
                                            #%NASL_MIN_LEVEL 70103

#
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were
# extracted from Ubuntu Security Notice USN-129-1. 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(20519);
  script_version("1.13");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2018/07/19 23:44:03");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2005-1519");
  script_xref(name:"USN", value:"129-1");

  script_name(english:"Ubuntu 4.10 / 5.04 : squid vulnerability (USN-129-1)");
  script_summary(english:"Checks dpkg output for updated packages.");

  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis", 
    value:
"The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
patches."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description", 
    value:
"It was discovered that Squid did not verify the validity of DNS server
responses. When Squid is started, it opens a DNS client UDP port whose
number is randomly assigned by the operating system. Unless your
network firewall is configured to accept DNS responses only from known
good nameservers, this vulnerability allowed users within the local
network to inject arbitrary DNS responses into Squid ('DNS spoofing').
This could be used to present different web pages to users from those
they actually requested.

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:"solution", value:"Update the affected packages.");
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:squid");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:squid-cgi");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:squid-common");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:squidclient");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:4.10");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:5.04");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2005/05/18");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2006/01/15");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005-2018 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.");
  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 (! ereg(pattern:"^(4\.10|5\.04)$", string:release)) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Ubuntu 4.10 / 5.04", "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:"4.10", pkgname:"squid", pkgver:"2.5.5-6ubuntu0.9")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"4.10", pkgname:"squid-cgi", pkgver:"2.5.5-6ubuntu0.9")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"4.10", pkgname:"squid-common", pkgver:"2.5.5-6ubuntu0.9")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"4.10", pkgname:"squidclient", pkgver:"2.5.5-6ubuntu0.9")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"5.04", pkgname:"squid", pkgver:"2.5.8-3ubuntu1.2")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"5.04", pkgname:"squid-cgi", pkgver:"2.5.8-3ubuntu1.2")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"5.04", pkgname:"squid-common", pkgver:"2.5.8-3ubuntu1.2")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"5.04", pkgname:"squidclient", pkgver:"2.5.8-3ubuntu1.2")) flag++;

if (flag)
{
  security_report_v4(
    port       : 0,
    severity   : SECURITY_WARNING,
    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, "squid / squid-cgi / squid-common / squidclient");
}