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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.70564
Category:Debian Local Security Checks
Title:Debian Security Advisory DSA 2348-1 (systemtap)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update to systemtap;announced via advisory DSA 2348-1.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update to systemtap
announced via advisory DSA 2348-1.

Vulnerability Insight:
Several vulnerabilities were discovered in SystemTap, an instrumentation
system for Linux:

CVE-2011-2503

It was discovered that a race condition in staprun could lead to
privilege escalation.

CVE-2010-4170

It was discovered that insufficient validation of environment
variables in staprun could lead to privilege escalation.

CVE-2010-4171

It was discovered that insufficient validation of module unloading
could lead to denial of service.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.2-5+squeeze1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.6-1.

Solution:
We recommend that you upgrade your systemtap packages.

CVSS Score:
7.2

CVSS Vector:
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-4170
BugTraq ID: 44914
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/44914
Debian Security Information: DSA-2348 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2348
http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/15620
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/46730/
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-November/051115.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-November/051122.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-November/051127.html
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/152569/SystemTap-1.3-MODPROBE_OPTIONS-Privilege-Escalation.html
http://sources.redhat.com/ml/systemtap/2010-q4/msg00230.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0894.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0895.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1024754
http://secunia.com/advisories/42256
http://secunia.com/advisories/42263
http://secunia.com/advisories/42306
http://secunia.com/advisories/42318
http://secunia.com/advisories/46920
XForce ISS Database: systemtap-staprun-priv-escalation(63344)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/63344
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-4171
BugTraq ID: 44917
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/44917
XForce ISS Database: systemtap-staprunmod-dos(63345)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/63345
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-2503
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2011-2503
http://secunia.com/advisories/45377
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