Amazon Linux: Security Advisory (ALAS-2012-83)

2015-09-08T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310120128
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (C) 2015 Eero Volotinen
Modified 2020-03-13T00:00:00

Description

The remote host is missing an update announced via the referenced Security Advisory.

                                        
                                            # Copyright (C) 2015 Eero Volotinen
# Text descriptions are largely excerpted from the referenced
# advisory, and are Copyright (C) of their respective author(s)
#
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#
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#
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if(description)
{
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.120128");
  script_version("2020-03-13T13:19:50+0000");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2015-09-08 13:18:11 +0200 (Tue, 08 Sep 2015)");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"2020-03-13 13:19:50 +0000 (Fri, 13 Mar 2020)");
  script_name("Amazon Linux: Security Advisory (ALAS-2012-83)");
  script_tag(name:"insight", value:"It was found that the data_len parameter of the sock_alloc_send_pskb() function in the Linux kernel's networking implementation was not validated before use. A local user with access to a TUN/TAP virtual interface could use this flaw to crash the system or, potentially, escalate their privileges. Note that unprivileged users cannot access TUN/TAP devices until the root user grants them access. (CVE-2012-2136, Important)");
  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"Run yum update kernel to update your system. You will need to reboot your system in order for the new kernel to be running.");
  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"VendorFix");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2012-83.html");
  script_cve_id("CVE-2012-2136");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"7.2");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C");
  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:"The remote host is missing an update announced via the referenced Security Advisory.");
  script_copyright("Copyright (C) 2015 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 = "";
report = "";

if(release == "AMAZON") {
  if(!isnull(res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"kernel-headers", rpm:"kernel-headers~3.2.19~1.28.6.amzn1", rls:"AMAZON"))) {
    report += res;
  }

  if(!isnull(res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"kernel-tools", rpm:"kernel-tools~3.2.19~1.28.6.amzn1", rls:"AMAZON"))) {
    report += res;
  }

  if(!isnull(res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"kernel", rpm:"kernel~3.2.19~1.28.6.amzn1", rls:"AMAZON"))) {
    report += res;
  }

  if(!isnull(res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"kernel-devel", rpm:"kernel-devel~3.2.19~1.28.6.amzn1", rls:"AMAZON"))) {
    report += res;
  }

  if(!isnull(res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"kernel-debuginfo-common-i686", rpm:"kernel-debuginfo-common-i686~3.2.19~1.28.6.amzn1", rls:"AMAZON"))) {
    report += res;
  }

  if(!isnull(res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"kernel-tools-debuginfo", rpm:"kernel-tools-debuginfo~3.2.19~1.28.6.amzn1", rls:"AMAZON"))) {
    report += res;
  }

  if(!isnull(res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"kernel-doc", rpm:"kernel-doc~3.2.19~1.28.6.amzn1", rls:"AMAZON"))) {
    report += res;
  }

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

exit(0);