Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 14.10 : git vulnerability (USN-2470-1)

2015-01-14T00:00:00
ID UBUNTU_USN-2470-1.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Tenable
Modified 2018-08-06T00:00:00

Description

Matt Mackall and Augie Fackler discovered that Git incorrectly handled certain filesystem paths. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code if the Git tree is stored in an HFS+ or NTFS filesystem. The remote attacker would need write access to a Git repository that the victim pulls from.

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-2470-1. 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(80517);
  script_version("1.10");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2018/08/06 12:58:57");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2014-9390");
  script_bugtraq_id(71732);
  script_xref(name:"USN", value:"2470-1");

  script_name(english:"Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 14.10 : git vulnerability (USN-2470-1)");
  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:
"Matt Mackall and Augie Fackler discovered that Git incorrectly handled
certain filesystem paths. A remote attacker could possibly use this
issue to execute arbitrary code if the Git tree is stored in an HFS+
or NTFS filesystem. The remote attacker would need write access to a
Git repository that the victim pulls from.

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 git package.");
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N");
  script_set_cvss_temporal_vector("CVSS2#E:F/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:"exploit_framework_core", value:"true");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"metasploit_name", value:'Malicious Git and Mercurial HTTP Server For CVE-2014-9390');
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploit_framework_metasploit", value:"true");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:git");
  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:14.04");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.10");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2015/01/13");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"in_the_news", value:"true");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2015/01/14");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2015-2018 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2018 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 (! ereg(pattern:"^(12\.04|14\.04|14\.10)$", string:release)) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Ubuntu 12.04 / 14.04 / 14.10", "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:"12.04", pkgname:"git", pkgver:"1:1.7.9.5-1ubuntu0.1")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"14.04", pkgname:"git", pkgver:"1:1.9.1-1ubuntu0.1")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"14.10", pkgname:"git", pkgver:"1:2.1.0-1ubuntu0.1")) 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, "git");
}