Debian Security Advisory DSA 2807-1 (links2 - integer overflow)

2013-11-30T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:892807
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (c) 2013 Greenbone Networks GmbH http://greenbone.net
Modified 2017-07-07T00:00:00

Description

Mikulas Patocka discovered an integer overflow in the parsing of HTML tables in the Links web browser. This can only be exploited when running Links in graphical mode.

                                        
                                            # OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
# $Id: deb_2807.nasl 6611 2017-07-07 12:07:20Z cfischer $
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include("revisions-lib.inc");

tag_affected  = "links2 on Debian Linux";
tag_insight   = "Links is a graphics and text mode WWW browser, similar to Lynx. It displays
tables, frames, downloads on background, uses HTTP/1.1 keepalive connections.
In graphics mode it displays PNG, JPEG, GIF, TIFF, and XBM pictures, runs
external bindings on other types, and features anti-aliased font, smooth
image zooming, 48-bit dithering, and gamma and aspect ratio correction.";
tag_solution  = "For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.3~pre1-1+squeeze2.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.7-1+deb7u1.

For the testing distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.8-1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.8-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your links2 packages.";
tag_summary   = "Mikulas Patocka discovered an integer overflow in the parsing of HTML
tables in the Links web browser. This can only be exploited when running
Links in graphical mode.";
tag_vuldetect = "This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.";

if(description)
{
    script_id(892807);
    script_version("$Revision: 6611 $");
    script_cve_id("CVE-2013-6050");
    script_name("Debian Security Advisory DSA 2807-1 (links2 - integer overflow)");
    script_tag(name: "last_modification", value:"$Date: 2017-07-07 14:07:20 +0200 (Fri, 07 Jul 2017) $");
    script_tag(name: "creation_date", value:"2013-11-30 00:00:00 +0100 (Sat, 30 Nov 2013)");
    script_tag(name: "cvss_base", value:"4.3");
    script_tag(name: "cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P");

    script_xref(name: "URL", value: "http://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2807.html");


    script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);

    script_copyright("Copyright (c) 2013 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: tag_affected);
    script_tag(name: "insight",   value: tag_insight);
#    script_tag(name: "impact",    value: tag_impact);
    script_tag(name: "solution",  value: tag_solution);
    script_tag(name: "summary",   value: tag_summary);
    script_tag(name: "vuldetect", value: tag_vuldetect);
    script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"package");
    script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"VendorFix");

    exit(0);
}

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

res = "";
report = "";
if ((res = isdpkgvuln(pkg:"links", ver:"2.3~pre1-1+squeeze2", rls:"DEB6.0")) != NULL) {
    report += res;
}
if ((res = isdpkgvuln(pkg:"links2", ver:"2.3~pre1-1+squeeze2", rls:"DEB6.0")) != NULL) {
    report += res;
}
if ((res = isdpkgvuln(pkg:"links", ver:"2.7-1+deb7u1", rls:"DEB7.0")) != NULL) {
    report += res;
}
if ((res = isdpkgvuln(pkg:"links2", ver:"2.7-1+deb7u1", rls:"DEB7.0")) != NULL) {
    report += res;
}

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