CVE Database


Impact: Important
Public: 2012-08-14
CWE: CWE-284
Bugzilla: 841175: CVE-2012-3416 condor: host based authentication does not implement forward-confirmed reverse dns


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Condor before 7.8.2 allows remote attackers to bypass host-based authentication and execute actions such as ALLOW_ADMINISTRATOR or ALLOW_WRITE by connecting from a system with a spoofed reverse DNS hostname.

Find out more about CVE-2012-3416 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 7.5
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
MRG Grid for RHEL 5 Server v.2 (condor) RHSA-2012:1168 August 14, 2012
MRG Grid for RHEL 6 Server v.2 (condor) RHSA-2012:1169 August 14, 2012

External References


Red Hat would like to thank Ken Hahn and Dan Bradley for reporting this issue.

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