Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 15.04 / 15.10 : wpa vulnerabilities (USN-2808-1)

2015-11-11T00:00:00
ID UBUNTU_USN-2808-1.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Tenable
Modified 2018-12-01T00:00:00

Description

It was discovered that wpa_supplicant incorrectly handled WMM Sleep Mode Response frame processing. A remote attacker could use this issue to perform broadcast/multicast packet injections, or cause a denial of service. (CVE-2015-5310)

It was discovered that wpa_supplicant and hostapd incorrectly handled certain EAP-pwd messages. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2015-5314, CVE-2015-5315)

It was discovered that wpa_supplicant incorrectly handled certain EAP-pwd Confirm messages. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause a denial of service. This issue only applied to Ubuntu 15.10. (CVE-2015-5316).

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-2808-1. 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(86848);
  script_version("2.11");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2018/12/01 15:12:40");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2015-5310", "CVE-2015-5314", "CVE-2015-5315", "CVE-2015-5316");
  script_xref(name:"USN", value:"2808-1");

  script_name(english:"Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 15.04 / 15.10 : wpa vulnerabilities (USN-2808-1)");
  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:
"It was discovered that wpa_supplicant incorrectly handled WMM Sleep
Mode Response frame processing. A remote attacker could use this issue
to perform broadcast/multicast packet injections, or cause a denial of
service. (CVE-2015-5310)

It was discovered that wpa_supplicant and hostapd incorrectly handled
certain EAP-pwd messages. A remote attacker could use this issue to
cause a denial of service. (CVE-2015-5314, CVE-2015-5315)

It was discovered that wpa_supplicant incorrectly handled certain
EAP-pwd Confirm messages. A remote attacker could use this issue to
cause a denial of service. This issue only applied to Ubuntu 15.10.
(CVE-2015-5316).

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/2808-1/"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:"Update the affected hostapd and / or wpasupplicant packages."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P");
  script_set_cvss_temporal_vector("CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C");
  script_set_cvss3_base_vector("CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H");
  script_set_cvss3_temporal_vector("CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/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:hostapd");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:wpasupplicant");
  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:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:15.10");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2015/11/10");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2015/11/11");
  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:"^(14\.04|15\.04|15\.10)$", string:release)) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Ubuntu 14.04 / 15.04 / 15.10", "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:"14.04", pkgname:"hostapd", pkgver:"2.1-0ubuntu1.4")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"14.04", pkgname:"wpasupplicant", pkgver:"2.1-0ubuntu1.4")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"15.04", pkgname:"hostapd", pkgver:"2.1-0ubuntu7.3")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"15.04", pkgname:"wpasupplicant", pkgver:"2.1-0ubuntu7.3")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"15.10", pkgname:"hostapd", pkgver:"2.4-0ubuntu3.2")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"15.10", pkgname:"wpasupplicant", pkgver:"2.4-0ubuntu3.2")) 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, "hostapd / wpasupplicant");
}