GLSA-201409-09 : Bash: Code Injection (Shellshock)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 78059

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201409-09 (Bash: Code Injection)

Stephane Chazelas reported that Bash incorrectly handles function definitions, allowing attackers to inject arbitrary code.
Impact :

A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary commands even in restricted environments.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All Bash 3.1 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-shells/bash-3.1_p18:3.1' All Bash 3.2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-shells/bash-3.2_p52:3.2' All Bash 4.0 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-shells/bash-4.0_p39:4.0' All Bash 4.1 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-shells/bash-4.1_p12:4.1' All Bash 4.2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-shells/bash-4.2_p48'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201409-09

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 78059

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201409-09.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Published: 2014/10/06

Updated: 2020/04/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:bash, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/09/24

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/09/24

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Qmail SMTP Bash Environment Variable Injection (Shellshock))

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-6271

BID: 70103

GLSA: 201409-09

IAVA: 2014-A-0142