Debian LTS: Security Advisory for rt-authen-externalauth (DLA-988-1)

2018-01-29T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310890988
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (C) 2018 Greenbone Networks GmbH http://greenbone.net
Modified 2020-01-29T00:00:00

Description

It was discovered that RT::Authen::ExternalAuth, an external authentication module for Request Tracker, is vulnerable to timing side-channel attacks for user passwords. Only ExternalAuth in DBI (database) mode is vulnerable.

                                        
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if(description)
{
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.890988");
  script_version("2020-01-29T08:22:52+0000");
  script_cve_id("CVE-2017-5361");
  script_name("Debian LTS: Security Advisory for rt-authen-externalauth (DLA-988-1)");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"2020-01-29 08:22:52 +0000 (Wed, 29 Jan 2020)");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2018-01-29 00:00:00 +0100 (Mon, 29 Jan 2018)");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"4.3");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N");
  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/2017/06/msg00017.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:"rt-authen-externalauth on Debian Linux");

  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version
0.10-4+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your rt-authen-externalauth packages.");

  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"It was discovered that RT::Authen::ExternalAuth, an external
authentication module for Request Tracker, is vulnerable to timing
side-channel attacks for user passwords. Only ExternalAuth in DBI
(database) mode is vulnerable.");

  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:"rt4-extension-authenexternalauth", ver:"0.10-4+deb7u1", rls:"DEB7"))) {
  report += res;
}

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