Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : ruby1.9.1 vulnerabilities (USN-1583-1)

2012-09-26T00:00:00
ID UBUNTU_USN-1583-1.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Tenable
Modified 2018-08-01T00:00:00

Description

It was discovered that Ruby incorrectly allowed untainted strings to be modified in protective safe levels. An attacker could use this flaw to bypass intended access restrictions. (CVE-2011-1005)

John Firebaugh discovered that the RubyGems remote gem fetcher did not properly verify SSL certificates. A remote attacker could exploit this to perform a man in the middle attack to alter gem files being downloaded for installation. (CVE-2012-2126)

John Firebaugh discovered that the RubyGems remote gem fetcher allowed redirection from HTTPS to HTTP. A remote attacker could exploit this to perform a man in the middle attack to alter gem files being downloaded for installation. (CVE-2012-2125).

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-1583-1. 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(62307);
  script_version("1.8");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2018/08/01 17:36:14");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2011-1005", "CVE-2012-2125", "CVE-2012-2126");
  script_bugtraq_id(46458, 53174);
  script_xref(name:"USN", value:"1583-1");

  script_name(english:"Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : ruby1.9.1 vulnerabilities (USN-1583-1)");
  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:
"It was discovered that Ruby incorrectly allowed untainted strings to
be modified in protective safe levels. An attacker could use this flaw
to bypass intended access restrictions. (CVE-2011-1005)

John Firebaugh discovered that the RubyGems remote gem fetcher did not
properly verify SSL certificates. A remote attacker could exploit this
to perform a man in the middle attack to alter gem files being
downloaded for installation. (CVE-2012-2126)

John Firebaugh discovered that the RubyGems remote gem fetcher allowed
redirection from HTTPS to HTTP. A remote attacker could exploit this
to perform a man in the middle attack to alter gem files being
downloaded for installation. (CVE-2012-2125).

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 libruby1.9.1 package."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/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:libruby1.9.1");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:lts");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2012/09/25");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2012/09/26");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2018 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2016 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:"^(12\.04)$", string:release)) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Ubuntu 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:"12.04", pkgname:"libruby1.9.1", pkgver:"1.9.3.0-1ubuntu2.2")) 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, "libruby1.9.1");
}