Tcptrack Command Line Parsing Heap Based Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

2011-09-13T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310801973
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (C) 2011 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2020-04-23T00:00:00

Description

This host is installed with Tcptrack and is prone to heap based buffer overflow vulnerability.

                                        
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# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
#
# Tcptrack Command Line Parsing Heap Based Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
#
# Authors:
# Antu Sanadi <santu@secpod.com>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (C) 2011 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.
###############################################################################

if(description)
{
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.801973");
  script_version("2020-04-23T08:43:39+0000");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"2020-04-23 08:43:39 +0000 (Thu, 23 Apr 2020)");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2011-09-13 07:51:43 +0200 (Tue, 13 Sep 2011)");
  script_cve_id("CVE-2011-2903");
  script_bugtraq_id(49352);
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"6.8");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P");
  script_name("Tcptrack Command Line Parsing Heap Based Buffer Overflow Vulnerability");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2011/q3/293");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=377917");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://www.rhythm.cx/~steve/devel/tcptrack/#news");

  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"executable_version");
  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright("Copyright (C) 2011 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  script_dependencies("gb_tcptrack_detect.nasl");
  script_family("Buffer overflow");
  script_mandatory_keys("Tcptrack/Ver");
  script_tag(name:"impact", value:"Successful exploitation allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long
  command line argument in the LWRES dissector when processing malformed data
  or packets.");
  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"Tcptrack version prior to 1.4.2");
  script_tag(name:"insight", value:"The flaw is caused  due to error in command line parsing, it is not properly
  handling long command line argument.");
  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"Upgrade to Tcptrack 1.4.2 or later.");
  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"This host is installed with Tcptrack and is prone to heap based
  buffer overflow vulnerability.");

  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"VendorFix");

  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://www.rhythm.cx/~steve/devel/tcptrack/#gettingit");
  exit(0);
}


include("version_func.inc");

tcpVer = get_kb_item("Tcptrack/Ver");
if(!tcpVer){
  exit(0);
}

if(version_is_less(version:tcpVer, test_version:"1.4.2")){
  report = report_fixed_ver(installed_version:tcpVer, fixed_version:"1.4.2");
  security_message(port: 0, data: report);
}