Ubuntu 13.04 : linux vulnerabilities (USN-1815-1)

2013-05-03T00:00:00
ID UBUNTU_USN-1815-1.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2019 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2019 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
Modified 2019-09-19T00:00:00

Description

Andy Lutomirski discover an error in the Linux kernel's credential handling on unix sockets. A local user could exploit this flaw to gain administrative privileges. (CVE-2013-1979)

Andy Lutomirski discovered a privilege escalation in the Linux kernel's user namespaces. A local user could exploit the flaw to gain administrative privileges. (CVE-2013-1959).

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-1815-1. 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(66303);
  script_version("1.14");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2019/09/19 12:54:29");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2013-1959", "CVE-2013-1979");
  script_bugtraq_id(59537, 59538);
  script_xref(name:"USN", value:"1815-1");

  script_name(english:"Ubuntu 13.04 : linux vulnerabilities (USN-1815-1)");
  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:
"Andy Lutomirski discover an error in the Linux kernel's credential
handling on unix sockets. A local user could exploit this flaw to gain
administrative privileges. (CVE-2013-1979)

Andy Lutomirski discovered a privilege escalation in the Linux
kernel's user namespaces. A local user could exploit the flaw to gain
administrative privileges. (CVE-2013-1959).

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/1815-1/"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:"Update the affected linux-image-3.8-generic package."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C");
  script_set_cvss_temporal_vector("CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploitability_ease", value:"Exploits are available");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploit_available", value:"true");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploited_by_malware", value:"true");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-3.8-generic");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:13.04");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value:"2013/05/03");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2013/05/02");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2013/05/03");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"generated_plugin", value:"current");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2019 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2019 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.");
  script_family(english:"Ubuntu Local Security Checks");

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

  exit(0);
}


include("audit.inc");
include("ubuntu.inc");
include("ksplice.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:"^(13\.04)$", string:release)) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Ubuntu 13.04", "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);

if (get_one_kb_item("Host/ksplice/kernel-cves"))
{
  rm_kb_item(name:"Host/uptrack-uname-r");
  cve_list = make_list("CVE-2013-1959", "CVE-2013-1979");
  if (ksplice_cves_check(cve_list))
  {
    audit(AUDIT_PATCH_INSTALLED, "KSplice hotfix for USN-1815-1");
  }
  else
  {
    _ubuntu_report = ksplice_reporting_text();
  }
}

flag = 0;

if (ubuntu_check(osver:"13.04", pkgname:"linux-image-3.8.0-19-generic", pkgver:"3.8.0-19.30")) 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, "linux-image-3.8-generic");
}