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HistoryOct 04, 2023 - 12:00 a.m.

Ubuntu: Security Advisory (USN-6409-1)

2023-10-0400:00:00
Copyright (C) 2023 Greenbone AG
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ubuntu
glibc
package
security
usn-6409-1
cve-2023-4527
cve-2023-4911
privilege escalation
denial of service
vulnerability
update
22.04
23.04

CVSS3

7.8

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

LOW

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

AI Score

7.8

Confidence

High

EPSS

0.016

Percentile

87.4%

The remote host is missing an update for the

# SPDX-FileCopyrightText: 2023 Greenbone AG
# Some text descriptions might be excerpted from (a) referenced
# source(s), and are Copyright (C) by the respective right holder(s).
#
# SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0-only

if(description)
{
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.1.12.2023.6409.1");
  script_cve_id("CVE-2023-4527", "CVE-2023-4911");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2023-10-04 04:08:40 +0000 (Wed, 04 Oct 2023)");
  script_version("2024-02-02T05:06:10+0000");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"2024-02-02 05:06:10 +0000 (Fri, 02 Feb 2024)");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"6.8");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C");
  script_tag(name:"severity_vector", value:"CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H");
  script_tag(name:"severity_origin", value:"NVD");
  script_tag(name:"severity_date", value:"2023-10-05 16:51:14 +0000 (Thu, 05 Oct 2023)");

  script_name("Ubuntu: Security Advisory (USN-6409-1)");
  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright("Copyright (C) 2023 Greenbone AG");
  script_family("Ubuntu Local Security Checks");
  script_dependencies("gather-package-list.nasl");
  script_mandatory_keys("ssh/login/ubuntu_linux", "ssh/login/packages", re:"ssh/login/release=UBUNTU(22\.04\ LTS|23\.04)");

  script_xref(name:"Advisory-ID", value:"USN-6409-1");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6409-1");

  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"The remote host is missing an update for the 'glibc' package(s) announced via the USN-6409-1 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 the GNU C Library incorrectly handled the
GLIBC_TUNABLES environment variable. An attacker could possibly use this
issue to perform a privilege escalation attack. (CVE-2023-4911)

It was discovered that the GNU C Library incorrectly handled certain DNS
responses when the system was configured in no-aaaa mode. A remote attacker
could possibly use this issue to cause the GNU C Library to crash,
resulting in a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 23.04.
(CVE-2023-4527)");

  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"'glibc' package(s) on Ubuntu 22.04, Ubuntu 23.04.");

  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"Please install the updated package(s).");

  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");

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

res = "";
report = "";

if(release == "UBUNTU22.04 LTS") {

  if(!isnull(res = isdpkgvuln(pkg:"libc6", ver:"2.35-0ubuntu3.4", rls:"UBUNTU22.04 LTS"))) {
    report += res;
  }

  if(report != "") {
    security_message(data:report);
  } else if(__pkg_match) {
    exit(99);
  }
  exit(0);
}

if(release == "UBUNTU23.04") {

  if(!isnull(res = isdpkgvuln(pkg:"libc6", ver:"2.37-0ubuntu2.1", rls:"UBUNTU23.04"))) {
    report += res;
  }

  if(report != "") {
    security_message(data:report);
  } else if(__pkg_match) {
    exit(99);
  }
  exit(0);
}

exit(0);

CVSS3

7.8

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

LOW

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

AI Score

7.8

Confidence

High

EPSS

0.016

Percentile

87.4%