Microsoft Office Publisher Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (2950145)

2014-04-09T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310804422
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (C) 2014 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2019-12-20T00:00:00

Description

This host is missing an important security update according to Microsoft Bulletin MS14-020.

                                        
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# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
#
# Microsoft Office Publisher Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (2950145)
#
# Authors:
# Antu Sanadi <santu@secpod.com>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (C) 2014 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("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.804422");
  script_version("2019-12-20T12:48:41+0000");
  script_cve_id("CVE-2014-1759");
  script_bugtraq_id(66622);
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"9.3");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"2019-12-20 12:48:41 +0000 (Fri, 20 Dec 2019)");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2014-04-09 07:45:13 +0530 (Wed, 09 Apr 2014)");
  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"VendorFix");
  script_name("Microsoft Office Publisher Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (2950145)");

  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"This host is missing an important security update according to Microsoft
  Bulletin MS14-020.");

  script_tag(name:"vuldetect", value:"Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.");

  script_tag(name:"insight", value:"The flaw is due to an error within pubconv.dll. This can be exploited to
  corrupt memory and cause an invalid value to be dereferenced as a pointer via a specially crafted Publisher file.");

  script_tag(name:"impact", value:"Successful exploitation will allow attackers to bypass certain security
  features.");

  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"- Microsoft Publisher 2003 Service Pack 3 and prior

  - Microsoft Publisher 2007 Service Pack 3 and prior");

  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"The vendor has released updates. Please see the references for more information.");
  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"registry");

  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"https://support.microsoft.com/kb/2878299");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"https://support.microsoft.com/kb/2817565");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms14-020");
  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright("Copyright (C) 2014 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  script_family("Windows : Microsoft Bulletins");
  script_dependencies("secpod_office_products_version_900032.nasl", "gb_smb_windows_detect.nasl");
  script_require_ports(139, 445);
  script_mandatory_keys("SMB/Office/Publisher/Version");

  exit(0);
}

include("smb_nt.inc");
include("secpod_reg.inc");
include("version_func.inc");
include("secpod_smb_func.inc");

offVer = get_kb_item("SMB/Office/Publisher/Version");
if(offVer && offVer =~ "^1[12]\.")
{

  # Office Publisher
  pubFile = registry_get_sz(key:"SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion" +
                              "\App Paths\MSPUB.EXE", item:"Path");
  if(pubFile)
  {
    pubVer = fetch_file_version(sysPath:pubFile, file_name:"\Pubconv.dll");
    if(pubVer)
    {
       if(version_in_range(version:pubVer, test_version:"11.0",test_version2:"11.0.8409") ||
          version_in_range(version:pubVer, test_version:"12.0",test_version2:"12.0.6694.4999"))
       {
         security_message( port: 0, data: "The target host was found to be vulnerable" );
         exit(0);
       }
    }
  }
}