Debian Security Advisory DSA 3883-1 (rt-authen-externalauth - security update)

2017-06-15T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310703883
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (c) 2017 Greenbone Networks GmbH http://greenbone.net
Modified 2019-03-18T00:00:00

Description

It was discovered that RT::Authen::ExternalAuth, an external authentication module for Request Tracker, is vulnerable to timing side-channel attacks for user passwords. Only ExternalAuth in DBI (database) mode is vulnerable.

                                        
                                            # OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
# $Id: deb_3883.nasl 14275 2019-03-18 14:39:45Z cfischer $
# Auto-generated from advisory DSA 3883-1 using nvtgen 1.0
# Script version: 1.0
#
# Author:
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if(description)
{
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.703883");
  script_version("$Revision: 14275 $");
  script_cve_id("CVE-2017-5361");
  script_name("Debian Security Advisory DSA 3883-1 (rt-authen-externalauth - security update)");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"$Date: 2019-03-18 15:39:45 +0100 (Mon, 18 Mar 2019) $");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2017-06-15 00:00:00 +0200 (Thu, 15 Jun 2017)");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"4.3");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N");
  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"VendorFix");
  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"package");

  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3883.html");

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);

  script_copyright("Copyright (c) 2017 Greenbone Networks GmbH http://greenbone.net");
  script_family("Debian Local Security Checks");
  script_dependencies("gather-package-list.nasl");
  script_mandatory_keys("ssh/login/debian_linux", "ssh/login/packages", re:"ssh/login/release=DEB8");
  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"rt-authen-externalauth on Debian Linux");
  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.25-1+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your rt-authen-externalauth packages.");
  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"It was discovered that RT::Authen::ExternalAuth, an external
authentication module for Request Tracker, is vulnerable to timing
side-channel attacks for user passwords. Only ExternalAuth in DBI
(database) mode is vulnerable.");
  script_tag(name:"vuldetect", value:"This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.");

  exit(0);
}

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

res = "";
report = "";
if((res = isdpkgvuln(pkg:"rt4-extension-authenexternalauth", ver:"0.25-1+deb8u1", rls:"DEB8")) != NULL) {
  report += res;
}

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