CVE-2015-1815

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2015-03-26
CWE:
CWE-77
Bugzilla:
1203352: CVE-2015-1815 setroubleshoot: command injection via crafted file name
It was found that setroubleshoot did not sanitize file names supplied in a shell command look-up for RPMs associated with access violation reports. An attacker could use this flaw to escalate their privileges on the system by supplying a specially crafted file to the underlying shell command.

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CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 6.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (setroubleshoot) RHSA-2015:0729 2015-03-26
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (setroubleshoot) RHSA-2015:0729 2015-03-26
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (setroubleshoot) RHSA-2015:0729 2015-03-26

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank Sebastian Krahmer of the SUSE Security Team for reporting this issue.
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