Public Date:
1200927: CVE-2015-1795 glusterfs: glusterfs-server %pretrans rpm script temporary file issue
It was found that glusterfs-server RPM package would write file with predictable name into world readable /tmp directory. A local attacker could potentially use this flaw to escalate their privileges to root by modifying the shell script during the installation of the glusterfs-server package.

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This issue did not affect the versions of glusterfs as shipped
with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, and 7.

Red Hat Gluster Storage 2.1:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Moderate. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4.4
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 4.8
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact Low

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Gluster Storage Server 3.2 on RHEL-6 (glusterfs) RHSA-2017:0484 2017-03-23
Red Hat Storage Native Client for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (glusterfs) RHSA-2017:0486 2017-03-23
Red Hat Virtualization 4 Management Agent for RHEL 7 Hosts RHSA-2017:0486 2017-03-23
Red Hat Gluster Storage Server 3.2 on RHEL-7 (glusterfs) RHSA-2017:0486 2017-03-23
Red Hat Storage Native Client for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (glusterfs) RHSA-2017:0484 2017-03-23

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Gluster Storage 2.1 glusterfs Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 glusterfs Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 glusterfs Not affected
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.


This issue was discovered by Florian Weimer of Red Hat Product Security.
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