Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS / 18.10 / 19.04 : bzip2 vulnerabilities (USN-4038-1)

2019-06-27T00:00:00
ID UBUNTU_USN-4038-1.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2019-2020 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2019-2020 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
Modified 2020-04-02T00:00:00

Description

Aladdin Mubaied discovered that bzip2 incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. (CVE-2016-3189)

It was discovered that bzip2 incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2019-12900).

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-4038-1. 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(126305);
  script_version("1.3");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2020/01/09");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2016-3189", "CVE-2019-12900");
  script_xref(name:"USN", value:"4038-1");

  script_name(english:"Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS / 18.10 / 19.04 : bzip2 vulnerabilities (USN-4038-1)");
  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:
"Aladdin Mubaied discovered that bzip2 incorrectly handled certain
files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of
service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. (CVE-2016-3189)

It was discovered that bzip2 incorrectly handled certain files. An
attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2019-12900).

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/4038-1/"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:"Update the affected bzip2 and / or libbz2-1.0 packages."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/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:H/I:H/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:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:bzip2");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libbz2-1.0");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:-:lts");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.10");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:19.04");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value:"2016/06/30");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2019/06/26");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2019/06/27");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"generated_plugin", value:"current");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2019-2020 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2019-2020 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:"^(16\.04|18\.04|18\.10|19\.04)$", string:release)) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Ubuntu 16.04 / 18.04 / 18.10 / 19.04", "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:"16.04", pkgname:"bzip2", pkgver:"1.0.6-8ubuntu0.1")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"16.04", pkgname:"libbz2-1.0", pkgver:"1.0.6-8ubuntu0.1")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"18.04", pkgname:"bzip2", pkgver:"1.0.6-8.1ubuntu0.1")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"18.04", pkgname:"libbz2-1.0", pkgver:"1.0.6-8.1ubuntu0.1")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"18.10", pkgname:"bzip2", pkgver:"1.0.6-9ubuntu0.18.10")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"18.10", pkgname:"libbz2-1.0", pkgver:"1.0.6-9ubuntu0.18.10")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"19.04", pkgname:"bzip2", pkgver:"1.0.6-9ubuntu0.19.04")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"19.04", pkgname:"libbz2-1.0", pkgver:"1.0.6-9ubuntu0.19.04")) flag++;

if (flag)
{
  security_report_v4(
    port       : 0,
    severity   : SECURITY_HOLE,
    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, "bzip2 / libbz2-1.0");
}