Ubuntu 5.10 / 6.06 LTS / 6.10 : inkscape vulnerability (USN-438-1)

2007-11-10T00:00:00
ID UBUNTU_USN-438-1.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Tenable
Modified 2018-11-28T00:00:00

Description

A flaw was discovered in Inkscape's use of format strings. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted URI in Inkscape, a remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with user privileges.

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-438-1. 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(28034);
  script_version("1.13");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2018/11/28 11:42:05");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2007-1463", "CVE-2007-1464");
  script_xref(name:"USN", value:"438-1");

  script_name(english:"Ubuntu 5.10 / 6.06 LTS / 6.10 : inkscape vulnerability (USN-438-1)");
  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:
"A flaw was discovered in Inkscape's use of format strings. If a user
were tricked into opening a specially crafted URI in Inkscape, a
remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with user privileges.

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/438-1/"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:"Update the affected inkscape package."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/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:inkscape");
  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:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:6.10");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2007/03/20");
  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) 2007-2018 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:"^(5\.10|6\.06|6\.10)$", string:release)) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Ubuntu 5.10 / 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:"5.10", pkgname:"inkscape", pkgver:"0.42-1ubuntu0.2")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"6.06", pkgname:"inkscape", pkgver:"0.43-4ubuntu3.1")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"6.10", pkgname:"inkscape", pkgver:"0.44-1ubuntu2.1")) 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, "inkscape");
}