RedHat Update for glibc RHSA-2016:2573-02

2016-11-04T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310871695
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (C) 2016 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2018-11-23T00:00:00

Description

The remote host is missing an update for the

                                        
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# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
#
# RedHat Update for glibc RHSA-2016:2573-02
#
# Authors:
# System Generated Check
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# Copyright:
# Copyright (C) 2016 Greenbone Networks GmbH, http://www.greenbone.net
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#
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if(description)
{
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.871695");
  script_version("$Revision: 12497 $");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"$Date: 2018-11-23 09:28:21 +0100 (Fri, 23 Nov 2018) $");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2016-11-04 05:42:02 +0100 (Fri, 04 Nov 2016)");
  script_cve_id("CVE-2016-3075", "CVE-2015-5277", "CVE-2015-5229");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"7.2");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C");
  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"package");
  script_name("RedHat Update for glibc RHSA-2016:2573-02");
  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"The remote host is missing an update for the 'glibc'
  package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.");
  script_tag(name:"vuldetect", value:"Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.");
  script_tag(name:"insight", value:"The glibc packages provide the standard C
libraries (libc), POSIX thread libraries (libpthread), standard math libraries
(libm), and the name service cache daemon (nscd) used by multiple programs on
the system. Without these libraries, the Linux system cannot function correctly.

Security Fix(es):

  * A stack overflow vulnerability was found in _nss_dns_getnetbyname_r. On
systems with nsswitch configured to include 'networks: dns' with a
privileged or network-facing service that would attempt to resolve
user-provided network names, an attacker could provide an excessively long
network name, resulting in stack corruption and code execution.
(CVE-2016-3075)

This issue was discovered by Florian Weimer (Red Hat).

Additional Changes:

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 7.3 Release Notes linked from the References section.");
  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"glibc on
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 7)");
  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"Please Install the Updated Packages.");

  script_xref(name:"RHSA", value:"2016:2573-02");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"https://www.redhat.com/archives/rhsa-announce/2016-November/msg00009.html");
  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"VendorFix");
  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright("Copyright (C) 2016 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  script_family("Red Hat Local Security Checks");
  script_dependencies("gather-package-list.nasl");
  script_mandatory_keys("ssh/login/rhel", "ssh/login/rpms", re:"ssh/login/release=RHENT_7");

  exit(0);
}

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

release = rpm_get_ssh_release();
if(!release) exit(0);

res = "";

if(release == "RHENT_7")
{

  if ((res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"glibc", rpm:"glibc~2.17~157.el7", rls:"RHENT_7")) != NULL)
  {
    security_message(data:res);
    exit(0);
  }

  if ((res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"glibc-common", rpm:"glibc-common~2.17~157.el7", rls:"RHENT_7")) != NULL)
  {
    security_message(data:res);
    exit(0);
  }

  if ((res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"glibc-debuginfo", rpm:"glibc-debuginfo~2.17~157.el7", rls:"RHENT_7")) != NULL)
  {
    security_message(data:res);
    exit(0);
  }

  if ((res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"glibc-debuginfo-common", rpm:"glibc-debuginfo-common~2.17~157.el7", rls:"RHENT_7")) != NULL)
  {
    security_message(data:res);
    exit(0);
  }

  if ((res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"glibc-devel", rpm:"glibc-devel~2.17~157.el7", rls:"RHENT_7")) != NULL)
  {
    security_message(data:res);
    exit(0);
  }

  if ((res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"glibc-headers", rpm:"glibc-headers~2.17~157.el7", rls:"RHENT_7")) != NULL)
  {
    security_message(data:res);
    exit(0);
  }

  if ((res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"glibc-utils", rpm:"glibc-utils~2.17~157.el7", rls:"RHENT_7")) != NULL)
  {
    security_message(data:res);
    exit(0);
  }

  if ((res = isrpmvuln(pkg:"nscd", rpm:"nscd~2.17~157.el7", rls:"RHENT_7")) != NULL)
  {
    security_message(data:res);
    exit(0);
  }

  if (__pkg_match) exit(99);
  exit(0);
}