Bournal Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

2010-03-05T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310800730
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (C) 2010 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2018-01-24T00:00:00

Description

This host is installed with Bournal and is prone to privilege escalation vulnerability

                                        
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# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
# $Id: gb_bournal_privilege_escalation_vuln.nasl 8510 2018-01-24 07:57:42Z teissa $
#
# Bournal Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
#
# Authors:
# Madhuri D <dmadhuri@secpod.com>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (c) 2010 Greenbone Networks GmbH, http://www.greenbone.net
#
# 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.
################################i###############################################

tag_impact = "Successful exploitation will allow attackers to perform certain actions with
  escalated privileges.
  Impact Level: Application.";
tag_affected = "Bournal version prior to 1.4.1";

tag_insight = "The flaw exists while using temporary files in an insecure manner, which may
  allow attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via symlink attacks when running
  the update check via the '--hack_the_gibson' parameter.";
tag_solution = "Upgrade to Bournal 1.4.1
  For updates refer to http://becauseinter.net/bournal/";
tag_summary = "This host is installed with Bournal and is prone to privilege
  escalation vulnerability";

if(description)
{
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.800730");
  script_version("$Revision: 8510 $");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"$Date: 2018-01-24 08:57:42 +0100 (Wed, 24 Jan 2018) $");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2010-03-05 10:09:57 +0100 (Fri, 05 Mar 2010)");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"3.3");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P");
  script_bugtraq_id(38353);
  script_cve_id("CVE-2010-0118");
  script_name("Bournal Privilege Escalation Vulnerability");
  script_xref(name : "URL" , value : "http://secunia.com/advisories/38554");
  script_xref(name : "URL" , value : "http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2010-6/");

  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"executable_version");
  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright("Copyright (C) 2010 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  script_family("Privilege escalation");
  script_dependencies("gb_bournal_detect.nasl");
  script_mandatory_keys("Bournal/Ver");

  script_tag(name : "insight" , value : tag_insight);
  script_tag(name : "solution" , value : tag_solution);
  script_tag(name : "summary" , value : tag_summary);
  script_tag(name : "impact" , value : tag_impact);
  script_tag(name : "affected" , value : tag_affected);

  exit(0);
}


include("version_func.inc");

bourVer = get_kb_item("Bournal/Ver");
if(!bourVer){
  exit(0);
}

if(version_is_less(version:bourVer, test_version:"1.4.1")){
   security_message(0);
}