Elasticsearch < 1.6.0 Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability

2018-03-01T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310108363
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (c) 2018 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2018-10-24T00:00:00

Description

This host is running Elasticsearch which is prone to an arbitrary code-execution vulnerability.

                                        
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# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
# $Id: gb_elasticsearch_CVE-2015-4165.nasl 12045 2018-10-24 06:51:17Z mmartin $
#
# Elasticsearch < 1.6.0 Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability
#
# Authors:
# Christian Fischer <christian.fischer@greenbone.net>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (c) 2018 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
# as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2
# of the License, or (at your option) any later version
#
# 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.
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CPE = "cpe:/a:elasticsearch:elasticsearch";

if(description)
{
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.108363");
  script_version("$Revision: 12045 $");
  script_cve_id("CVE-2015-4165");
  script_bugtraq_id(75113);
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"6.0");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"$Date: 2018-10-24 08:51:17 +0200 (Wed, 24 Oct 2018) $");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2018-03-01 16:01:42 +0100 (Thu, 01 Mar 2018)");
  script_name("Elasticsearch < 1.6.0 Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability");
  script_copyright("Copyright (c) 2018 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_family("Web application abuses");
  script_dependencies("gb_elastsearch_detect.nasl");
  script_require_ports("Services/www", 9200);
  script_mandatory_keys("elasticsearch/installed");

  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"https://www.elastic.co/community/security/");

  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"This host is running Elasticsearch which
  is prone to an arbitrary code-execution vulnerability.");

  script_tag(name:"vuldetect", value:"Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.");

  script_tag(name:"impact", value:"An attacker could exploit this issue to
  execute arbitrary code in the context of the application.");

  script_tag(name:"insight", value:"The snapshot API in Elasticsearch before 1.6.0
  when another application exists on the system that can read Lucene files and
  execute code from them, is accessible by the attacker, and the Java VM on which
  Elasticsearch is running can write to a location that the other application can
  read and execute from, allows remote authenticated users to write to and create
  arbitrary snapshot metadata files, and potentially execute arbitrary code.");

  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"Elasticsearch version 1.0.0 through 1.5.2.");

  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"Upgrade to Elasticsearch version 1.6.0,
  or later.");

  # Only vulnerable in specific circumstances
  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"remote_banner_unreliable");
  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"VendorFix");

  exit(0);
}

include("version_func.inc");
include("host_details.inc");

if( ! port = get_app_port( cpe:CPE ) ) exit( 0 );
if( ! vers = get_app_version( cpe:CPE, port:port ) ) exit( 0 );

if( version_in_range( version:vers, test_version:"1.0.0", test_version2:"1.5.2" ) ) {
  report = report_fixed_ver( installed_version:vers, fixed_version:"1.6.0" );
  security_message( port:port, data:report );
  exit( 0 );
}

exit( 99 );