Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.04 : swift vulnerabilities (USN-2704-1)

2015-08-06T00:00:00
ID UBUNTU_USN-2704-1.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 2020-03-02T00:00:00

Description

Rajaneesh Singh discovered Swift does not properly enforce metadata limits. An attacker could abuse this issue to store more metadata than allowed by policy. (CVE-2014-7960)

Clay Gerrard discovered Swift allowed users to delete the latest version of object regardless of object permissions when allow_version is configured. An attacker could use this issue to delete objects. (CVE-2015-1856).

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-2704-1. 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(85252);
  script_version("2.9");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2019/09/18 12:31:44");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2014-7960", "CVE-2015-1856");
  script_xref(name:"USN", value:"2704-1");

  script_name(english:"Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.04 : swift vulnerabilities (USN-2704-1)");
  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:
"Rajaneesh Singh discovered Swift does not properly enforce metadata
limits. An attacker could abuse this issue to store more metadata than
allowed by policy. (CVE-2014-7960)

Clay Gerrard discovered Swift allowed users to delete the latest
version of object regardless of object permissions when allow_version
is configured. An attacker could use this issue to delete objects.
(CVE-2015-1856).

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/2704-1/"
  );
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"solution", value:"Update the affected swift package.");
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:P");
  script_set_cvss_temporal_vector("CVSS2#E:H/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:swift");
  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:15.04");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value:"2014/10/17");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2015/08/05");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2015/08/06");
  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");
  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:"^(12\.04|14\.04|15\.04)$", string:release)) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Ubuntu 12.04 / 14.04 / 15.04", "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:"swift", pkgver:"1.4.8-0ubuntu2.5")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"14.04", pkgname:"swift", pkgver:"1.13.1-0ubuntu1.2")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"15.04", pkgname:"swift", pkgver:"2.2.2-0ubuntu1.3")) 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, "swift");
}