Debian Security Advisory DSA 1755-1 (systemtap)

2009-03-31T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:63685
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (c) 2009 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com
Modified 2017-07-07T00:00:00

Description

The remote host is missing an update to systemtap announced via advisory DSA 1755-1.

                                        
                                            # OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
# $Id: deb_1755_1.nasl 6615 2017-07-07 12:09:52Z cfischer $
# Description: Auto-generated from advisory DSA 1755-1 (systemtap)
#
# Authors:
# Thomas Reinke <reinke@securityspace.com>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (c) 2009 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com
# Text descriptions are largely excerpted from the referenced
# advisory, and are Copyright (c) the respective author(s)
#
# This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2,
# or at your option, GNU General Public License version 3,
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#
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# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
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#
# You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
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#

include("revisions-lib.inc");
tag_insight = "Erik Sjoelund discovered that a race condition in the stap tool shipped
by Systemtap, an instrumentation system for Linux 2.6, allows local
privilege escalation for members of the stapusr group.

The old stable distribution (etch) isn't affected.

For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.0.20080705-1+lenny1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.0.20090314-2.

We recommend that you upgrade your systemtap package.";
tag_summary = "The remote host is missing an update to systemtap
announced via advisory DSA 1755-1.";

tag_solution = "https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%201755-1";


if(description)
{
 script_id(63685);
 script_version("$Revision: 6615 $");
 script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"$Date: 2017-07-07 14:09:52 +0200 (Fri, 07 Jul 2017) $");
 script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2009-03-31 19:20:21 +0200 (Tue, 31 Mar 2009)");
 script_cve_id("CVE-2009-0784");
 script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"6.9");
 script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C");
 script_name("Debian Security Advisory DSA 1755-1 (systemtap)");



 script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);

 script_copyright("Copyright (c) 2009 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com");
 script_family("Debian Local Security Checks");
 script_dependencies("gather-package-list.nasl");
 script_mandatory_keys("ssh/login/debian_linux", "ssh/login/packages");
 script_tag(name : "solution" , value : tag_solution);
 script_tag(name : "insight" , value : tag_insight);
 script_tag(name : "summary" , value : tag_summary);
 script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"package");
 script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"VendorFix");
 exit(0);
}

#
# The script code starts here
#

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

res = "";
report = "";
if ((res = isdpkgvuln(pkg:"systemtap", ver:"0.0.20080705-1+lenny1", rls:"DEB5.0")) != NULL) {
    report += res;
}

if (report != "") {
    security_message(data:report);
} else if (__pkg_match) {
    exit(99); # Not vulnerable.
}