Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 : moin vulnerabilities (USN-1680-1)

2012-12-31T00:00:00
ID UBUNTU_USN-1680-1.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2019 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2019 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
Modified 2020-04-02T00:00:00

Description

It was discovered that MoinMoin did not properly sanitize its input when processing AnyWikiDraw and TWikiDraw actions. A remote attacker with write access could exploit this to overwrite arbitrary files and execute arbitrary code with the priviliges of the web server (user

                                        
                                            #
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were
# extracted from Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1680-1. 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(63367);
  script_version("1.11");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2019/09/19 12:54:28");

  script_xref(name:"USN", value:"1680-1");

  script_name(english:"Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 : moin vulnerabilities (USN-1680-1)");
  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 MoinMoin did not properly sanitize its input
when processing AnyWikiDraw and TWikiDraw actions. A remote attacker
with write access could exploit this to overwrite arbitrary files and
execute arbitrary code with the priviliges of the web server (user
'www-data').

It was discovered that MoinMoin also did not properly sanitize its
input when processing the AttachFile action. A remote attacker could
exploit this to overwrite files via directory traversal.

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/1680-1/"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:"Update the affected python-moinmoin package."
  );
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"risk_factor", value:"High");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:python-moinmoin");
  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:11.10");
  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:12.10");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value:"2012/12/29");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2012/12/29");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2012/12/31");
  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:"^(10\.04|11\.10|12\.04|12\.10)$", string:release)) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Ubuntu 10.04 / 11.10 / 12.04 / 12.10", "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:"python-moinmoin", pkgver:"1.9.2-2ubuntu3.3")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"11.10", pkgname:"python-moinmoin", pkgver:"1.9.3-1ubuntu1.11.10.2")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"12.04", pkgname:"python-moinmoin", pkgver:"1.9.3-1ubuntu2.2")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"12.10", pkgname:"python-moinmoin", pkgver:"1.9.3-1ubuntu3.1")) 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, "python-moinmoin");
}