Cisco VPN Client for Windows 'StartServiceCtrlDispatche' Local Denial of Service Vulnerability

2009-11-20T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310100357
Type openvas
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2009 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2018-12-03T00:00:00

Description

Cisco VPN Client for Windows is prone to a local denial-of-service vulnerability.

                                        
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# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
# $Id: cisco_vpn_client_win_37077.nasl 12629 2018-12-03 15:19:43Z cfischer $
#
# Cisco VPN Client for Windows 'StartServiceCtrlDispatche' Local Denial of Service Vulnerability
#
# Authors:
# Michael Meyer <michael.meyer@greenbone.net>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (c) 2009 Greenbone Networks GmbH
#
# This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2
# (or any later version), as published by the Free Software Foundation.
#
# This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
# MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
# GNU General Public License for more details.
#
# You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
# along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
# Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.
###############################################################################

if(description)
{
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.100357");
  script_version("$Revision: 12629 $");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"$Date: 2018-12-03 16:19:43 +0100 (Mon, 03 Dec 2018) $");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2009-11-20 12:35:38 +0100 (Fri, 20 Nov 2009)");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"2.1");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P");
  script_cve_id("CVE-2009-4118");
  script_bugtraq_id(37077);
  script_name("Cisco VPN Client for Windows 'StartServiceCtrlDispatche' Local Denial of Service Vulnerability");
  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_family("Denial of Service");
  script_copyright("This script is Copyright (C) 2009 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  script_dependencies("cisco_vpn_client_detect.nasl");
  script_mandatory_keys("SMB/CiscoVPNClient/Version");

  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37077");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/cc/pd/sqsw/vpncl/index.shtml");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/viewAlert.x?alertId=19445");

  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"Cisco VPN Client for Windows is prone to a local denial-of-service
  vulnerability.");
  script_tag(name:"impact", value:"A local attacker can exploit this issue to crash the application,
  resulting in a denial-of-service condition.");
  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"This issue affects Cisco VPN Client for Windows versions prior
  5.0.06.0100.");
  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"Vendor updates are available. Please see the references for more
  information.");

  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"VendorFix");
  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"registry");

  exit(0);
}

include("version_func.inc");

if( ! version = get_kb_item( "SMB/CiscoVPNClient/Version" ) ) exit( 0 );

if( version_is_less( version:version, test_version:"5.0.06.0100" ) ) {
  security_message( port:0 );
  exit( 0 );
}

exit( 99 );