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HistoryAug 21, 2012 - 12:00 a.m.

Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 10.04 LTS / 11.04 / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS : postgresql-8.3, postgresql-8.4, postgresql-9.1 vulnerabilities (USN-1542-1)

2012-08-2100:00:00
Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2019 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2019 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
www.tenable.com
12

CVSS2

4.9

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

MEDIUM

Authentication

SINGLE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

PARTIAL

Availability Impact

NONE

AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:N

CVSS3

6.5

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

LOW

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

NONE

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

EPSS

0.002

Percentile

60.8%

Peter Eisentraut discovered that the XSLT functionality in the optional XML2 extension would allow unprivileged database users to both read and write data with the privileges of the database server.
(CVE-2012-3488)

Noah Misch and Tom Lane discovered that the XML functionality in the optional XML2 extension would allow unprivileged database users to read data with the privileges of the database server. (CVE-2012-3489).

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-1542-1. 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(61607);
  script_version("1.15");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2019/09/19 12:54:28");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2012-3488", "CVE-2012-3489");
  script_bugtraq_id(55072, 55074);
  script_xref(name:"USN", value:"1542-1");

  script_name(english:"Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 10.04 LTS / 11.04 / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS : postgresql-8.3, postgresql-8.4, postgresql-9.1 vulnerabilities (USN-1542-1)");
  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:
"Peter Eisentraut discovered that the XSLT functionality in the
optional XML2 extension would allow unprivileged database users to
both read and write data with the privileges of the database server.
(CVE-2012-3488)

Noah Misch and Tom Lane discovered that the XML functionality in the
optional XML2 extension would allow unprivileged database users to
read data with the privileges of the database server. (CVE-2012-3489).

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/1542-1/"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:
"Update the affected postgresql-8.3, postgresql-8.4 and / or
postgresql-9.1 packages."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:N");
  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:canonical:ubuntu_linux:postgresql-8.3");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:postgresql-8.4");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:postgresql-9.1");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:-:lts");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:11.04");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:11.10");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:lts");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:8.04:-:lts");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value:"2012/10/03");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2012/08/20");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2012/08/21");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"generated_plugin", value:"current");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2019 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2019 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:"^(8\.04|10\.04|11\.04|11\.10|12\.04)$", string:release)) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Ubuntu 8.04 / 10.04 / 11.04 / 11.10 / 12.04", "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:"8.04", pkgname:"postgresql-8.3", pkgver:"8.3.20-0ubuntu8.04")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"10.04", pkgname:"postgresql-8.4", pkgver:"8.4.13-0ubuntu10.04")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"11.04", pkgname:"postgresql-8.4", pkgver:"8.4.13-0ubuntu11.04")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"11.10", pkgname:"postgresql-9.1", pkgver:"9.1.5-0ubuntu11.10")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"12.04", pkgname:"postgresql-9.1", pkgver:"9.1.5-0ubuntu12.04")) 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, "postgresql-8.3 / postgresql-8.4 / postgresql-9.1");
}
VendorProductVersionCPE
canonicalubuntu_linux8.04cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:8.04:-:lts
canonicalubuntu_linuxpostgresql-8.3p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:postgresql-8.3
canonicalubuntu_linuxpostgresql-8.4p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:postgresql-8.4
canonicalubuntu_linuxpostgresql-9.1p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:postgresql-9.1
canonicalubuntu_linux10.04cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:-:lts
canonicalubuntu_linux11.04cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:11.04
canonicalubuntu_linux11.10cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:11.10
canonicalubuntu_linux12.04cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:lts

CVSS2

4.9

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

MEDIUM

Authentication

SINGLE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

PARTIAL

Availability Impact

NONE

AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:N

CVSS3

6.5

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

LOW

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

NONE

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

EPSS

0.002

Percentile

60.8%