Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 : zope3 vulnerabilities (USN-848-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

It was discovered that the Zope Object Database (ZODB) database server
(ZEO) improperly filtered certain commands when a database is shared
among multiple applications or application instances. A remote
attacker could send malicious commands to the server and execute
arbitrary code. (CVE-2009-0668)

It was discovered that the Zope Object Database (ZODB) database server
(ZEO) did not handle authentication properly when a database is shared
among multiple applications or application instances. A remote
attacker could use this flaw to bypass security restrictions.
(CVE-2009-0669)

It was discovered that Zope did not limit the number of new object ids
a client could request. A remote attacker could use this flaw to
consume a huge amount of resources, leading to a denial of service.
(No CVE identifier).

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 42146 ()

Bugtraq ID: 35987

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0668
CVE-2009-0669