Debian Security Advisory DSA 4059-1 (libxcursor - security update)

2017-12-08T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310704059
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (c) 2017 Greenbone Networks GmbH http://greenbone.net
Modified 2019-07-04T00:00:00

Description

It was discovered that libXcursor, a X cursor management library, is prone to several heap overflows when parsing malicious files. An attacker can take advantage of these flaws for arbitrary code execution, if a user is tricked into processing a specially crafted cursor file.

                                        
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# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
#
# Auto-generated from advisory DSA 4059-1 using nvtgen 1.0
# Script version: 1.0
#
# Author:
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if(description)
{
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.704059");
  script_version("2019-07-04T09:25:28+0000");
  script_cve_id("CVE-2017-16612");
  script_name("Debian Security Advisory DSA 4059-1 (libxcursor - security update)");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"2019-07-04 09:25:28 +0000 (Thu, 04 Jul 2019)");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2017-12-08 00:00:00 +0100 (Fri, 08 Dec 2017)");
  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_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"VendorFix");
  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"package");

  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4059.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=DEB(9|8)");
  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"libxcursor on Debian Linux");
  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"For the oldstable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed
in version 1:1.1.14-1+deb8u1.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in
version 1:1.1.14-1+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libxcursor packages.");

  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/libxcursor");
  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"It was discovered that libXcursor, a X cursor management library, is
prone to several heap overflows when parsing malicious files. An
attacker can take advantage of these flaws for arbitrary code execution,
if a user is tricked into processing a specially crafted cursor file.");
  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(!isnull(res = isdpkgvuln(pkg:"libxcursor-dev", ver:"1:1.1.14-1+deb9u1", rls:"DEB9"))) {
  report += res;
}
if(!isnull(res = isdpkgvuln(pkg:"libxcursor1", ver:"1:1.1.14-1+deb9u1", rls:"DEB9"))) {
  report += res;
}
if(!isnull(res = isdpkgvuln(pkg:"libxcursor1-dbg", ver:"1:1.1.14-1+deb9u1", rls:"DEB9"))) {
  report += res;
}
if(!isnull(res = isdpkgvuln(pkg:"libxcursor-dev", ver:"1:1.1.14-1+deb8u1", rls:"DEB8"))) {
  report += res;
}
if(!isnull(res = isdpkgvuln(pkg:"libxcursor1", ver:"1:1.1.14-1+deb8u1", rls:"DEB8"))) {
  report += res;
}
if(!isnull(res = isdpkgvuln(pkg:"libxcursor1-dbg", ver:"1:1.1.14-1+deb8u1", rls:"DEB8"))) {
  report += res;
}

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