ZNC < 1.7.4-rc1 Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2019-06-17T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310108605
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (C) 2019 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2020-06-16T00:00:00

Description

The host is running an ZNC IRC bouncer which is prone to a remote code execution vulnerability.

                                        
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CPE = "cpe:/a:znc:znc";

if(description)
{
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.108605");
  script_version("2020-06-16T05:29:19+0000");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"2020-06-16 05:29:19 +0000 (Tue, 16 Jun 2020)");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2019-06-17 06:47:14 +0000 (Mon, 17 Jun 2019)");
  script_cve_id("CVE-2019-12816");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"6.5");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P");

  script_name("ZNC < 1.7.4-rc1 Remote Code Execution Vulnerability");

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright("Copyright (C) 2019 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  script_family("Web application abuses");
  script_dependencies("gb_znc_consolidation.nasl");
  script_mandatory_keys("znc/detected");

  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"https://wiki.znc.in/ChangeLog/1.7.4");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"https://github.com/znc/znc/commit/8de9e376ce531fe7f3c8b0aa4876d15b479b7311");

  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"The host is running an ZNC IRC bouncer which is prone to a
  remote code execution vulnerability.");

  script_tag(name:"impact", value:"Successful exploitation allows remote authenticated non-admin users to escalate
  privileges and execute arbitrary code.");

  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"ZNC before 1.7.4-rc1.");

  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"Upgrade to ZNC 1.7.4-rc1 or later. Please see the references for more information.");

  script_tag(name:"insight", value:"The flaw can be triggered by loading a module with a crafted name.");

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

  exit(0);
}

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

if( ! vers = get_app_version( cpe:CPE, nofork:TRUE ) )
  exit( 0 );

if( version_is_less_equal( version:vers, test_version:"1.7.3" ) ) {
  report = report_fixed_ver( installed_version:vers, fixed_version:"1.7.4-rc1" );
  security_message( port:0, data:report );
  exit( 0 );
}

exit( 99 );