Debian Security Advisory DSA 3460-1 (privoxy - security update)

2016-02-05T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:703460
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (c) 2016 Greenbone Networks GmbH http://greenbone.net
Modified 2017-07-07T00:00:00

Description

It was discovered that privoxy, a web proxy with advanced filtering capabilities, contained invalid reads that could enable a remote attacker to crash the application, thus causing a Denial of Service.

                                        
                                            # OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
# $Id: deb_3460.nasl 6608 2017-07-07 12:05:05Z cfischer $
# Auto-generated from advisory DSA 3460-1 using nvtgen 1.0
# Script version: 1.0
#
# Author:
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if(description)
{
    script_id(703460);
    script_version("$Revision: 6608 $");
    script_cve_id("CVE-2016-1982", "CVE-2016-1983");
    script_name("Debian Security Advisory DSA 3460-1 (privoxy - security update)");
    script_tag(name: "last_modification", value: "$Date: 2017-07-07 14:05:05 +0200 (Fri, 07 Jul 2017) $");
    script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2016-02-05 13:14:34 +0530 (Fri, 05 Feb 2016)");
    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: "solution_type", value: "VendorFix");
    script_tag(name: "qod_type", value: "package");

    script_xref(name: "URL", value: "http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3460.html");


    script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);

    script_copyright("Copyright (c) 2016 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");
    script_tag(name: "affected",  value: "privoxy on Debian Linux");
    script_tag(name: "insight",   value: "Privoxy is a web proxy with advanced
filtering capabilities for protecting privacy, filtering web page content,
managing cookies, controlling access, and removing ads, banners, pop-ups and
other obnoxious Internet junk. Privoxy has a very flexible configuration
and can be customized to suit individual needs and tastes. Privoxy
has application for both stand-alone systems and multi-user networks.");
    script_tag(name: "solution",  value: "For the oldstable distribution (wheezy),
these problems have been fixed in version 3.0.19-2+deb7u3.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
version 3.0.21-7+deb8u1.

For the testing (stretch) and unstable (sid) distributions, these
problems have been fixed in version 3.0.24-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your privoxy packages.");
    script_tag(name: "summary",   value: "It was discovered that privoxy, a
web proxy with advanced filtering capabilities, contained invalid reads that
could enable a remote attacker to crash the application, thus causing a
Denial of Service.");
    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 ((res = isdpkgvuln(pkg:"privoxy", ver:"3.0.21-7+deb8u1", rls_regex:"DEB8.[0-9]+")) != NULL) {
    report += res;
}
if ((res = isdpkgvuln(pkg:"privoxy", ver:"3.0.24-1", rls_regex:"DEB9.[0-9]+")) != NULL) {
    report += res;
}
if ((res = isdpkgvuln(pkg:"privoxy", ver:"3.0.19-2+deb7u3", rls_regex:"DEB7.[0-9]+")) != NULL) {
    report += res;
}

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