Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 11.04 / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS : mono vulnerabilities (USN-1517-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 60126

Synopsis

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

Description

It was discovered that the Mono System.Web library incorrectly filtered certain error messages related to forbidden files. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted URL, an attacker could possibly exploit this to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.
(CVE-2012-3382)

It was discovered that the Mono System.Web library incorrectly handled the EnableViewStateMac property. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted URL, an attacker could possibly exploit this to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks. This issue only affected Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. (CVE-2010-4159).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected libmono-system-web1.0-cil, libmono-system-web2.0-cil and / or libmono-system-web4.0-cil packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/1517-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 60126

File Name: ubuntu_USN-1517-1.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/26/2012

Updated: 9/19/2019

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.1

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libmono-system-web1.0-cil, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libmono-system-web2.0-cil, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libmono-system-web4.0-cil, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:11.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:11.10, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:lts

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/25/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/27/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1459, CVE-2010-4159, CVE-2012-3382

BID: 40351, 54344

USN: 1517-1