Amazon Linux Local Check: ALAS-2013-160

2015-09-08T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310120393
Type openvas
Reporter Eero Volotinen
Modified 2018-10-01T00:00:00

Description

Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

                                        
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# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
# $Id: alas-2013-160.nasl 6577 2017-07-06 13:43:46Z cfischer$
#
# 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("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.120393");
  script_version("$Revision: 11703 $");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2015-09-08 13:25:19 +0200 (Tue, 08 Sep 2015)");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"$Date: 2018-10-01 10:05:31 +0200 (Mon, 01 Oct 2018) $");
  script_name("Amazon Linux Local Check: ALAS-2013-160");
  script_tag(name:"insight", value:"A stack-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way the pam_env module parsed users' ~/.pam_environment files. If an application's PAM configuration contained user_readenv=1 (this is not the default), a local attacker could use this flaw to crash the application or, possibly, escalate their privileges. (CVE-2011-3148 )A denial of service flaw was found in the way the pam_env module expanded certain environment variables. If an application's PAM configuration contained user_readenv=1 (this is not the default), a local attacker could use this flaw to cause the application to enter an infinite loop. (CVE-2011-3149 )");
  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"Run yum update pam to update your system.");
  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"VendorFix");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2013-160.html");
  script_cve_id("CVE-2011-3149", "CVE-2011-3148");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"4.6");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P");
  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:"pam-debuginfo", rpm:"pam-debuginfo~1.1.1~13.20.amzn1", rls:"AMAZON")) != NULL) {
  security_message(data:res);
  exit(0);
}
if ((res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"pam", rpm:"pam~1.1.1~13.20.amzn1", rls:"AMAZON")) != NULL) {
  security_message(data:res);
  exit(0);
}
if ((res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"pam-devel", rpm:"pam-devel~1.1.1~13.20.amzn1", rls:"AMAZON")) != NULL) {
  security_message(data:res);
  exit(0);
}
if (__pkg_match) exit(99);
  exit(0);
}