Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 7.10 / 8.04 LTS / 8.10 : awstats vulnerability (USN-686-1)

2009-04-23T00:00:00
ID UBUNTU_USN-686-1.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2019 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2018 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
Modified 2020-02-02T00:00:00

Description

Morgan Todd discovered that AWStats did not correctly strip quotes from certain parameters, allowing for an XSS attack when running as a CGI. If a user was tricked by a remote attacker into following a specially crafted URL, the user

                                        
                                            #%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-686-1. 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(36652);
  script_version("1.14");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2019/08/02 13:33:02");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2008-3714", "CVE-2008-5080");
  script_bugtraq_id(30730);
  script_xref(name:"USN", value:"686-1");

  script_name(english:"Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 7.10 / 8.04 LTS / 8.10 : awstats vulnerability (USN-686-1)");
  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:
"Morgan Todd discovered that AWStats did not correctly strip quotes
from certain parameters, allowing for an XSS attack when running as a
CGI. If a user was tricked by a remote attacker into following a
specially crafted URL, the user's authentication information could be
exposed for the domain where AWStats was hosted.

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/686-1/"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:"Update the affected awstats package."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N");
  script_set_cvss_temporal_vector("CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploitability_ease", value:"Exploits are available");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploit_available", value:"true");
  script_cwe_id(79);

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:awstats");
  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:7.10");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:8.04:-:lts");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:8.10");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2008/12/03");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2009/04/23");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2019 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2018 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|7\.10|8\.04|8\.10)$", string:release)) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Ubuntu 6.06 / 7.10 / 8.04 / 8.10", "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:"awstats", pkgver:"6.5-1ubuntu1.3")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"7.10", pkgname:"awstats", pkgver:"6.6+dfsg-1ubuntu0.1")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"8.04", pkgname:"awstats", pkgver:"6.7.dfsg-1ubuntu0.1")) flag++;
if (ubuntu_check(osver:"8.10", pkgname:"awstats", pkgver:"6.7.dfsg-5ubuntu0.1")) 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, "awstats");
}