Amazon Linux Local Check: ALAS-2013-245

2015-09-08T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310120124
Type openvas
Reporter Eero Volotinen
Modified 2018-10-01T00:00:00

Description

Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

                                        
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# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
# $Id: alas-2013-245.nasl 6577 2017-07-06 13:43:46Z cfischer$
#
# Amazon Linux security check
#
# Authors:
# Eero Volotinen <eero.volotinen@iki.fi>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (c) 2015 Eero Volotinen, http://ping-viini.org
#
# 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("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.120124");
  script_version("$Revision: 11703 $");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2015-09-08 13:18:07 +0200 (Tue, 08 Sep 2015)");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"$Date: 2018-10-01 10:05:31 +0200 (Mon, 01 Oct 2018) $");
  script_name("Amazon Linux Local Check: ALAS-2013-245");
  script_tag(name:"insight", value:"It was discovered that gc's implementation of the malloc() and calloc() routines did not properly perform parameter sanitization when allocating memory. If an application using gc did not implement application-level validity checks for the malloc() and calloc() routines, a remote attacker could provide specially crafted application-specific input, which, when processed by the application, could lead to an application crash or, potentially, arbitrary code execution with the privileges of the user running the application. (CVE-2012-2673 )");
  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"Run yum update gc to update your system.");
  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"VendorFix");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2013-245.html");
  script_cve_id("CVE-2012-2673");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"5.0");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N");
  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"package");
  script_dependencies("gather-package-list.nasl");
  script_mandatory_keys("ssh/login/amazon_linux", "ssh/login/release");
  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"Amazon Linux Local Security Checks");
  script_copyright("Eero Volotinen");
  script_family("Amazon Linux Local Security Checks");

  exit(0);
}

include("revisions-lib.inc");
include("pkg-lib-rpm.inc");

release = rpm_get_ssh_release();
if(!release) exit(0);

res = "";

if(release == "AMAZON")
{
if ((res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"gc-devel", rpm:"gc-devel~7.1~12.6.amzn1", rls:"AMAZON")) != NULL) {
  security_message(data:res);
  exit(0);
}
if ((res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"gc", rpm:"gc~7.1~12.6.amzn1", rls:"AMAZON")) != NULL) {
  security_message(data:res);
  exit(0);
}
if ((res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"gc-debuginfo", rpm:"gc-debuginfo~7.1~12.6.amzn1", rls:"AMAZON")) != NULL) {
  security_message(data:res);
  exit(0);
}
if (__pkg_match) exit(99);
  exit(0);
}