Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 17.10 : Patch vulnerabilities (USN-3624-1)

2018-04-11T00:00:00
ID UBUNTU_USN-3624-1.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2018-2020 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2018-2020 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
Modified 2018-04-11T00:00:00

Description

It was discovered that Patch incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2016-10713)

It was discovered that Patch incorrectly handled certain input validation. An attacker could possibly use this to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2018-1000156)

It was discovered that Patch incorrectly handled certain inputs. An attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2018-6951).

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-3624-1. 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(109002);
  script_version("1.7");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_modification_date", value:"2020/09/17");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2016-10713", "CVE-2018-1000156", "CVE-2018-6951");
  script_xref(name:"USN", value:"3624-1");

  script_name(english:"Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 17.10 : Patch vulnerabilities (USN-3624-1)");
  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:
"It was discovered that Patch incorrectly handled certain files. An
attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2016-10713)

It was discovered that Patch incorrectly handled certain input
validation. An attacker could possibly use this to execute arbitrary
code. (CVE-2018-1000156)

It was discovered that Patch incorrectly handled certain inputs. An
attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2018-6951).

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/3624-1/"
  );
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"solution", value:"Update the affected patch package.");
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P");
  script_set_cvss_temporal_vector("CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C");
  script_set_cvss3_base_vector("CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H");
  script_set_cvss3_temporal_vector("CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploitability_ease", value:"Exploits are available");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploit_available", value:"true");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:patch");
  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:17.10");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value:"2018/02/13");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2018/04/10");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2018/04/11");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"generated_plugin", value:"current");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2018-2020 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2018-2020 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:"^(14\.04|16\.04|17\.10)$", string:release)) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Ubuntu 14.04 / 16.04 / 17.10", "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:"patch", pkgver:"2.7.1-4ubuntu2.4")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"16.04", pkgname:"patch", pkgver:"2.7.5-1ubuntu0.16.04.1")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"17.10", pkgname:"patch", pkgver:"2.7.5-1ubuntu0.2")) 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, "patch");
}