Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 : dovecot vulnerability (USN-387-1)

2007-11-10T00:00:00
ID UBUNTU_USN-387-1.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 2019-11-02T00:00:00

Description

Dovecot was discovered to have an error when handling its index cache files. This error could be exploited by authenticated POP and IMAP users to cause a crash of the Dovecot server, or possibly to execute arbitrary code. Only servers using the non-default option

                                        
                                            #%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-387-1. 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(27970);
  script_version("1.14");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2019/08/02 13:33:01");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2006-5973");
  script_xref(name:"USN", value:"387-1");

  script_name(english:"Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 : dovecot vulnerability (USN-387-1)");
  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:
"Dovecot was discovered to have an error when handling its index cache
files. This error could be exploited by authenticated POP and IMAP
users to cause a crash of the Dovecot server, or possibly to execute
arbitrary code. Only servers using the non-default option
'mmap_disable=yes' were vulnerable.

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/387-1/"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:
"Update the affected dovecot-common, dovecot-imapd and / or
dovecot-pop3d packages."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:dovecot-common");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:dovecot-imapd");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:dovecot-pop3d");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:6.06:-:lts");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:6.10");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2006/11/28");
  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:"^(6\.06|6\.10)$", string:release)) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Ubuntu 6.06 / 6.10", "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:"6.06", pkgname:"dovecot-common", pkgver:"1.0.beta3-3ubuntu5.4")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"6.06", pkgname:"dovecot-imapd", pkgver:"1.0.rc2-1ubuntu2.1")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"6.06", pkgname:"dovecot-pop3d", pkgver:"1.0.rc2-1ubuntu2.1")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"6.10", pkgname:"dovecot-common", pkgver:"1.0.rc2-1ubuntu2.1")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"6.10", pkgname:"dovecot-imapd", pkgver:"1.0.beta3-3ubuntu5.4")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"6.10", pkgname:"dovecot-pop3d", pkgver:"1.0.beta3-3ubuntu5.4")) 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, "dovecot-common / dovecot-imapd / dovecot-pop3d");
}