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HistorySep 08, 2015 - 12:00 a.m.

Amazon Linux: Security Advisory (ALAS-2012-80)

2015-09-0800:00:00
Copyright (C) 2015 Greenbone Networks GmbH
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8.8 High

AI Score

Confidence

High

0.16 Low

EPSS

Percentile

96.0%

The remote host is missing an update for the

# Copyright (C) 2015 Greenbone Networks GmbH
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if(description)
{
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.120125");
  script_cve_id("CVE-2012-0845");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2015-09-08 11:18:08 +0000 (Tue, 08 Sep 2015)");
  script_version("2022-01-06T03:03:01+0000");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"2022-01-06 03:03:01 +0000 (Thu, 06 Jan 2022)");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"5.0");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P");

  script_name("Amazon Linux: Security Advisory (ALAS-2012-80)");
  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright("Copyright (C) 2015 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  script_family("Amazon Linux Local Security Checks");
  script_dependencies("gather-package-list.nasl");
  script_mandatory_keys("ssh/login/amazon_linux", "ssh/login/release");

  script_xref(name:"Advisory-ID", value:"ALAS-2012-80");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2012-80.html");

  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"The remote host is missing an update for the 'python26' package(s) announced via the ALAS-2012-80 advisory.");

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

  script_tag(name:"insight", value:"SimpleXMLRPCServer.py in SimpleXMLRPCServer in Python before 2.6.8, 2.7.x before 2.7.3, 3.x before 3.1.5, and 3.2.x before 3.2.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and CPU consumption) via an XML-RPC POST request that contains a smaller amount of data than specified by the Content-Length header.");

  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"'python26' package(s) on Amazon Linux.");

  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"Please install the updated package(s).");

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

  exit(0);
}

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

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

res = "";
report = "";

if(release == "AMAZON") {

  if(!isnull(res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"python26", rpm:"python26~2.6.8~1.45.amzn1", rls:"AMAZON"))) {
    report += res;
  }

  if(!isnull(res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"python26-debuginfo", rpm:"python26-debuginfo~2.6.8~1.45.amzn1", rls:"AMAZON"))) {
    report += res;
  }

  if(!isnull(res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"python26-devel", rpm:"python26-devel~2.6.8~1.45.amzn1", rls:"AMAZON"))) {
    report += res;
  }

  if(!isnull(res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"python26-libs", rpm:"python26-libs~2.6.8~1.45.amzn1", rls:"AMAZON"))) {
    report += res;
  }

  if(!isnull(res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"python26-test", rpm:"python26-test~2.6.8~1.45.amzn1", rls:"AMAZON"))) {
    report += res;
  }

  if(!isnull(res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"python26-tools", rpm:"python26-tools~2.6.8~1.45.amzn1", rls:"AMAZON"))) {
    report += res;
  }

  if(report != "") {
    security_message(data:report);
  } else if(__pkg_match) {
    exit(99);
  }
  exit(0);
}

exit(0);