Public Date:
1322706: CVE-2016-3095 pulp: Potential leakage when generating new CA key in /tmp

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

server/bin/pulp-gen-ca-certificate in Pulp before 2.8.2 allows local users to read the generated private key.

Find out more about CVE-2016-3095 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


This issue did not affect the versions of pulp as shipped with Red Hat Satellite 6.x and Red Hat Update Infrastructure 2.x as they did not include support for pulp-gen-ca-certificate.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 1.9
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Satellite 6 pulp 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 Randy Barlow (Red Hat).
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