Ubuntu 5.04 / 5.10 / 6.06 LTS : wv2 vulnerability (USN-300-1)

2007-11-10T00:00:00
ID UBUNTU_USN-300-1.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2019 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2018 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
Modified 2020-08-02T00:00:00

Description

libwv2 did not sufficiently check the validity of its input. Certain invalid Word documents caused a buffer overflow. By tricking a user into opening a specially crafted Word file with an application that uses libwv2, this could be exploited to execute arbitrary code with the user

                                        
                                            #%NASL_MIN_LEVEL 80502
#
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were
# extracted from Ubuntu Security Notice USN-300-1. 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(27875);
  script_version("1.14");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2019/08/02 13:33:00");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2006-2197");
  script_xref(name:"USN", value:"300-1");

  script_name(english:"Ubuntu 5.04 / 5.10 / 6.06 LTS : wv2 vulnerability (USN-300-1)");
  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:
"libwv2 did not sufficiently check the validity of its input. Certain
invalid Word documents caused a buffer overflow. By tricking a user
into opening a specially crafted Word file with an application that
uses libwv2, this could be exploited to execute arbitrary code with
the user's privileges.

The only packaged application using this library is KWord.

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/300-1/"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:"Update the affected libwv2-1, libwv2-1c2 and / or libwv2-dev packages."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libwv2-1");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libwv2-1c2");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libwv2-dev");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:5.04");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:5.10");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:6.06:-:lts");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2006/06/14");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2007/11/10");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2019 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:"^(5\.04|5\.10|6\.06)$", string:release)) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Ubuntu 5.04 / 5.10 / 6.06", "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:"5.04", pkgname:"libwv2-1", pkgver:"0.2.2-1ubuntu1.1")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"5.04", pkgname:"libwv2-dev", pkgver:"0.2.2-1ubuntu1.1")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"5.10", pkgname:"libwv2-1c2", pkgver:"0.2.2-1ubuntu2.1")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"5.10", pkgname:"libwv2-dev", pkgver:"0.2.2-1ubuntu2.1")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"6.06", pkgname:"libwv2-1c2", pkgver:"0.2.2-5ubuntu0.1")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"6.06", pkgname:"libwv2-dev", pkgver:"0.2.2-5ubuntu0.1")) 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, "libwv2-1 / libwv2-1c2 / libwv2-dev");
}