Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-2462-1)

2015-01-14T00:00:00
ID UBUNTU_USN-2462-1.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2015-2019 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2015-2019 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
Modified 2020-02-02T00:00:00

Description

Lars Bull reported a race condition in the PIT (programmable interrupt timer) emulation in the KVM (Kernel Virtual Machine) subsystem of the Linux kernel. A local guest user with access to PIT i/o ports could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (crash) on the host. (CVE-2014-3611)

Lars Bull and Nadav Amit reported a flaw in how KVM (the Kernel Virtual Machine) handles noncanonical writes to certain MSR registers. A privileged guest user can exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (kernel panic) on the host. (CVE-2014-3610).

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-2462-1. 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(80510);
  script_version("1.10");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2019/09/19 12:54:31");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2014-3610", "CVE-2014-3611");
  script_bugtraq_id(70742, 70743);
  script_xref(name:"USN", value:"2462-1");

  script_name(english:"Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-2462-1)");
  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:
"Lars Bull reported a race condition in the PIT (programmable interrupt
timer) emulation in the KVM (Kernel Virtual Machine) subsystem of the
Linux kernel. A local guest user with access to PIT i/o ports could
exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (crash) on the host.
(CVE-2014-3611)

Lars Bull and Nadav Amit reported a flaw in how KVM (the Kernel
Virtual Machine) handles noncanonical writes to certain MSR registers.
A privileged guest user can exploit this flaw to cause a denial of
service (kernel panic) on the host. (CVE-2014-3610).

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/2462-1/"
  );
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"solution", value:"Update the affected packages.");
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C");
  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:linux-image-2.6-386");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-2.6-generic");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-2.6-generic-pae");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-2.6-lpia");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-2.6-preempt");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-2.6-server");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-2.6-versatile");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-2.6-virtual");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:-:lts");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value:"2014/11/10");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2015/01/13");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2015/01/14");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"generated_plugin", value:"current");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2015-2019 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2015-2019 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:"^(10\.04)$", string:release)) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Ubuntu 10.04", "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-2014-3610", "CVE-2014-3611");
  if (ksplice_cves_check(cve_list))
  {
    audit(AUDIT_PATCH_INSTALLED, "KSplice hotfix for USN-2462-1");
  }
  else
  {
    _ubuntu_report = ksplice_reporting_text();
  }
}

flag = 0;

if (ubuntu_check(osver:"10.04", pkgname:"linux-image-2.6.32-71-386", pkgver:"2.6.32-71.138")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"10.04", pkgname:"linux-image-2.6.32-71-generic", pkgver:"2.6.32-71.138")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"10.04", pkgname:"linux-image-2.6.32-71-generic-pae", pkgver:"2.6.32-71.138")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"10.04", pkgname:"linux-image-2.6.32-71-lpia", pkgver:"2.6.32-71.138")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"10.04", pkgname:"linux-image-2.6.32-71-preempt", pkgver:"2.6.32-71.138")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"10.04", pkgname:"linux-image-2.6.32-71-server", pkgver:"2.6.32-71.138")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"10.04", pkgname:"linux-image-2.6.32-71-versatile", pkgver:"2.6.32-71.138")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"10.04", pkgname:"linux-image-2.6.32-71-virtual", pkgver:"2.6.32-71.138")) 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-2.6-386 / linux-image-2.6-generic / etc");
}