Debian LTS: Security Advisory for python-psutil (DLA-1998-1)

2019-11-26T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310891998
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (C) 2019 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2020-01-29T00:00:00

Description

The remote host is missing an update for the

                                        
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if(description)
{
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.891998");
  script_version("2020-01-29T08:22:52+0000");
  script_cve_id("CVE-2019-18874");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"5.0");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"2020-01-29 08:22:52 +0000 (Wed, 29 Jan 2020)");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2019-11-26 12:50:02 +0000 (Tue, 26 Nov 2019)");
  script_name("Debian LTS: Security Advisory for python-psutil (DLA-1998-1)");
  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright("Copyright (C) 2019 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  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=DEB8");

  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/11/msg00018.html");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/DLA-1998-1");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"https://bugs.debian.org/944605");

  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"The remote host is missing an update for the 'python-psutil'
  package(s) announced via the DLA-1998-1 advisory.");

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

  script_tag(name:"insight", value:"It was discovered that there were multiple double free
vulnerabilities in python-psutil, a Python module providing
convenience functions for accessing system process data.

This was caused by incorrect reference counting handling within
for/while loops that convert system data into said Python objects.");

  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"'python-psutil' package(s) on Debian Linux.");

  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"For Debian 8 'Jessie', this issue has been fixed in python-psutil
version 2.1.1-1+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your python-psutil packages.");

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

  exit(0);
}

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

res = "";
report = "";
if(!isnull(res = isdpkgvuln(pkg:"python-psutil", ver:"2.1.1-1+deb8u1", rls:"DEB8"))) {
  report += res;
}
if(!isnull(res = isdpkgvuln(pkg:"python3-psutil", ver:"2.1.1-1+deb8u1", rls:"DEB8"))) {
  report += res;
}

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

exit(0);