Mandrake Security Advisory MDVSA-2009:263 (sympa)

2009-10-19T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:136141256231066019
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (c) 2009 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com
Modified 2018-04-06T00:00:00

Description

The remote host is missing an update to sympa announced via advisory MDVSA-2009:263.

                                        
                                            # OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
# $Id: mdksa_2009_263.nasl 9350 2018-04-06 07:03:33Z cfischer $
# Description: Auto-generated from advisory MDVSA-2009:263 (sympa)
#
# Authors:
# Thomas Reinke <reinke@securityspace.com>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (c) 2009 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com
# Text descriptions are largely excerpted from the referenced
# advisory, and are Copyright (c) the respective author(s)
#
# 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 at your option, GNU General Public License version 3,
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#
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# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
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#
# You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
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#

include("revisions-lib.inc");
tag_insight = "A vulnerability has been found and corrected in sympa:

sympa.pl in sympa 5.3.4 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary
files via a symlink attack on a temporary file.  NOTE: wwsympa.fcgi
was also reported, but the issue occurred in a dead function, so it
is not a vulnerability (CVE-2008-4476).

This update fixes this vulnerability.

Affected: 2008.1, Corporate 4.0, Enterprise Server 5.0";
tag_solution = "To upgrade automatically use MandrakeUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=MDVSA-2009:263";
tag_summary = "The remote host is missing an update to sympa
announced via advisory MDVSA-2009:263.";

                                                                                

if(description)
{
 script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.66019");
 script_version("$Revision: 9350 $");
 script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"$Date: 2018-04-06 09:03:33 +0200 (Fri, 06 Apr 2018) $");
 script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2009-10-19 21:50:22 +0200 (Mon, 19 Oct 2009)");
 script_cve_id("CVE-2008-4476");
 script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"6.9");
 script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C");
 script_name("Mandrake Security Advisory MDVSA-2009:263 (sympa)");



 script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);

 script_copyright("Copyright (c) 2009 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com");
 script_family("Mandrake Local Security Checks");
 script_dependencies("gather-package-list.nasl");
 script_mandatory_keys("ssh/login/mandriva_mandrake_linux", "ssh/login/rpms");
 script_tag(name : "insight" , value : tag_insight);
 script_tag(name : "solution" , value : tag_solution);
 script_tag(name : "summary" , value : tag_summary);
 script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"package");
 script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"VendorFix");
 exit(0);
}

#
# The script code starts here
#

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

res = "";
report = "";
if ((res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"sympa", rpm:"sympa~5.3.4~2.1mdv2008.1", rls:"MNDK_2008.1")) != NULL) {
    report += res;
}
if ((res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"sympa", rpm:"sympa~5.1.0~2.2.20060mlcs4", rls:"MNDK_4.0")) != NULL) {
    report += res;
}
if ((res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"sympa", rpm:"sympa~5.4.3~2.1mdvmes5", rls:"MNDK_mes5")) != NULL) {
    report += res;
}

if (report != "") {
    security_message(data:report);
} else if (__pkg_match) {
    exit(99); # Not vulnerable.
}