Python CGIHTTPServer Module Information Disclosure Vulnerability

2011-06-07T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:801796
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (c) 2011 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2017-12-18T00:00:00

Description

This host is installed with Python and is prone to Information Disclosure vulnerability.

                                        
                                            ##############################################################################
# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
# $Id: gb_python_cgi_info_disc_vuln_win.nasl 8160 2017-12-18 15:33:57Z cfischer $
#
# Python CGIHTTPServer Module Information Disclosure Vulnerability
#
# Authors:
# Madhuri D <dmadhuri@secpod.com>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (c) 2011 Greenbone Networks GmbH, http://www.greenbone.net
#
# 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 any later version), as published by the Free Software Foundation.
#
# This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
# MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
# GNU General Public License for more details.
#
# You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
# along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
# Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.
##############################################################################

CPE = "cpe:/a:python:python";

tag_impact = "Successful exploitation could allow attackers to gain access to potentially
  sensitive information contained in arbitrary scripts by requesting cgi script
  without / in the beginning of URL.";
tag_affected = "Python version 2.5, 2.6, and 3.0";

tag_solution = "Apply the patch from below link,
  http://svn.python.org/view?view=revision&revision=71303

  *****
  NOTE: Ignore this warning if above mentioned patch is already applied.
  *****";

tag_insight = "The flaw is due to an error when handling 'is_cgi' method in
  'CGIHTTPServer.py' in the 'CGIHTTPServer module', which allows an attcker to
  supply a specially crafted request without the leading '/' character to the
  CGIHTTPServer.";
tag_summary = "This host is installed with Python and is prone to Information
  Disclosure vulnerability.";

if(description)
{
  script_id(801796);
  script_version("$Revision: 8160 $");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"$Date: 2017-12-18 16:33:57 +0100 (Mon, 18 Dec 2017) $");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2011-06-07 13:29:28 +0200 (Tue, 07 Jun 2011)");
  script_cve_id("CVE-2011-1015");
  script_bugtraq_id(46541);
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"5.0");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N");

  script_xref(name : "URL" , value : "http://bugs.python.org/issue2254");
  script_xref(name : "URL" , value : "http://securitytracker.com/id?1025489");
  script_xref(name : "URL" , value : "http://hg.python.org/cpython/rev/c6c4398293bd/");

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright("Copyright (c) 2011 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  script_family("General");
  script_name("Python CGIHTTPServer Module Information Disclosure Vulnerability");
  script_dependencies("gb_python_detect_win.nasl");
  script_mandatory_keys("Python6432/Win/Installed");
  script_tag(name : "insight" , value : tag_insight);
  script_tag(name : "summary" , value : tag_summary);
  script_tag(name : "solution" , value : tag_solution);
  script_tag(name : "impact" , value : tag_impact);
  script_tag(name : "affected" , value : tag_affected);
  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"registry");
  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"VendorFix");
  exit(0);
}

include("host_details.inc");
include("version_func.inc");

## Get version
if(!pyVer = get_app_version(cpe:CPE)){
  exit(0);
}

## Check for Python Version equal to 2.5, 2.6 and 3.0
if(version_is_equal(version:pyVer, test_version:"2.5") ||
   version_is_equal(version:pyVer, test_version:"2.6") ||
   version_is_equal(version:pyVer, test_version:"3.0")){
  security_message(0);
}