Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 16.10 / 17.04 : gnutls26, gnutls28 vulnerabilities (USN-3318-1)

2017-06-14T00:00:00
ID UBUNTU_USN-3318-1.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Tenable
Modified 2018-12-01T00:00:00

Description

Hubert Kario discovered that GnuTLS incorrectly handled decoding a status response TLS extension. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause GnuTLS to crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only applied to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Ubuntu 16.10 and Ubuntu 17.04. (CVE-2017-7507)

It was discovered that GnuTLS incorrectly handled decoding certain OpenPGP certificates. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause GnuTLS to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-7869).

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-3318-1. 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(100781);
  script_version("3.6");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2018/12/01 15:12:41");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2017-7507", "CVE-2017-7869");
  script_xref(name:"USN", value:"3318-1");

  script_name(english:"Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 16.10 / 17.04 : gnutls26, gnutls28 vulnerabilities (USN-3318-1)");
  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:
"Hubert Kario discovered that GnuTLS incorrectly handled decoding a
status response TLS extension. A remote attacker could possibly use
this issue to cause GnuTLS to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
This issue only applied to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Ubuntu 16.10 and Ubuntu
17.04. (CVE-2017-7507)

It was discovered that GnuTLS incorrectly handled decoding certain
OpenPGP certificates. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause
GnuTLS to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute
arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-7869).

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/3318-1/"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:"Update the affected libgnutls26 and / or libgnutls30 packages."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/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:L/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:libgnutls26");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libgnutls30");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.10");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:17.04");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2017/06/13");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2017/06/14");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2017-2018 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|16\.04|16\.10|17\.04)$", string:release)) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Ubuntu 14.04 / 16.04 / 16.10 / 17.04", "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:"14.04", pkgname:"libgnutls26", pkgver:"2.12.23-12ubuntu2.8")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"16.04", pkgname:"libgnutls30", pkgver:"3.4.10-4ubuntu1.3")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"16.10", pkgname:"libgnutls30", pkgver:"3.5.3-5ubuntu1.2")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"17.04", pkgname:"libgnutls30", pkgver:"3.5.6-4ubuntu4.1")) 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, "libgnutls26 / libgnutls30");
}