Debian LTS: Security Advisory for rpcbind (DLA-937-1)

2018-01-25T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310890937
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (C) 2018 Greenbone Networks GmbH http://greenbone.net
Modified 2020-01-29T00:00:00

Description

Guido Vranken discovered that incorrect memory management in libtirpc, a transport-independent RPC library used by rpcbind and other programs may result in denial of service via memory exhaustion (depending on memory management settings).

                                        
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if(description)
{
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.890937");
  script_version("2020-01-29T08:22:52+0000");
  script_cve_id("CVE-2017-8779");
  script_name("Debian LTS: Security Advisory for rpcbind (DLA-937-1)");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"2020-01-29 08:22:52 +0000 (Wed, 29 Jan 2020)");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2018-01-25 00:00:00 +0100 (Thu, 25 Jan 2018)");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"7.8");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C");
  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"VendorFix");
  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"package");

  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/05/msg00007.html");

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);

  script_copyright("Copyright (C) 2018 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=DEB7");

  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"rpcbind on Debian Linux");

  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version
0.2.0-8+deb7u2.

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

  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"Guido Vranken discovered that incorrect memory management in libtirpc,
a transport-independent RPC library used by rpcbind and other programs
may result in denial of service via memory exhaustion (depending on
memory management settings).");

  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:"rpcbind", ver:"0.2.0-8+deb7u2", rls:"DEB7"))) {
  report += res;
}

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