VMSA-2008-0006 : Updated libxml2 service console package

2009-07-27T00:00:00
ID VMWARE_VMSA-2008-0006.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2021 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
Modified 2009-07-27T00:00:00

Description

Updated libxml2 package to address a denial of service flaw.

Thanks to the Google security team for identifying and reporting this issue.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2007-6284 to this issue.

                                        
                                            #%NASL_MIN_LEVEL 70300
#
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were  
# extracted from VMware Security Advisory 2008-0006. 
# The text itself is copyright (C) VMware Inc.
#

include('deprecated_nasl_level.inc');
include('compat.inc');

if (description)
{
  script_id(40376);
  script_version("1.16");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_modification_date", value:"2021/01/06");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2007-6284");
  script_bugtraq_id(27248);
  script_xref(name:"VMSA", value:"2008-0006");

  script_name(english:"VMSA-2008-0006 : Updated libxml2 service console package");
  script_summary(english:"Checks esxupdate output for the patch");

  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis", 
    value:"The remote VMware ESX host is missing a security-related patch."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description", 
    value:
"Updated libxml2 package to address a denial of service flaw.

Thanks to the Google security team for identifying and reporting
this issue.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
has assigned the name CVE-2007-6284 to this issue."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2008/000011.html"
  );
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"solution", value:"Apply the missing patch.");
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P");
  script_set_cvss_temporal_vector("CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploitability_ease", value:"No known exploits are available");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploit_available", value:"false");
  script_cwe_id(399);

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:vmware:esx:2.5.4");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:vmware:esx:2.5.5");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:vmware:esx:3.0.1");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:vmware:esx:3.0.2");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:vmware:esx:3.5");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2008/03/28");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2009/07/27");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2021 Tenable Network Security, Inc.");
  script_family(english:"VMware ESX Local Security Checks");

  script_dependencies("ssh_get_info.nasl");
  script_require_keys("Host/local_checks_enabled", "Host/VMware/release", "Host/VMware/version");
  script_require_ports("Host/VMware/esxupdate", "Host/VMware/esxcli_software_vibs");

  exit(0);
}


include("audit.inc");
include("vmware_esx_packages.inc");


if (!get_kb_item("Host/local_checks_enabled")) audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_ENABLED);
if (!get_kb_item("Host/VMware/release")) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "VMware ESX / ESXi");
if (
  !get_kb_item("Host/VMware/esxcli_software_vibs") &&
  !get_kb_item("Host/VMware/esxupdate")
) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_LIST_MISSING);


init_esx_check(date:"2008-03-28");
flag = 0;


if (esx_check(ver:"ESX 2.5.4", patch:"17")) flag++;

if (esx_check(ver:"ESX 2.5.5", patch:"6")) flag++;

if (esx_check(ver:"ESX 3.0.1", patch:"ESX-1003521")) flag++;

if (esx_check(ver:"ESX 3.0.2", patch:"ESX-1003528")) flag++;

if (
  esx_check(
    ver           : "ESX 3.5.0",
    patch         : "ESX350-200803214-UG",
    patch_updates : make_list("ESX350-Update01", "ESX350-Update02", "ESX350-Update03", "ESX350-Update04", "ESX350-Update05", "ESX350-Update05a")
  )
) flag++;


if (flag)
{
  if (report_verbosity > 0) security_warning(port:0, extra:esx_report_get());
  else security_warning(0);
  exit(0);
}
else audit(AUDIT_HOST_NOT, "affected");