CVE-2017-10140

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2017-06-11
Bugzilla:
1464032: CVE-2017-10140 libdb: Reads DB_CONFIG from the current working directory

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Postfix before 2.11.10, 3.0.x before 3.0.10, 3.1.x before 3.1.6, and 3.2.x before 3.2.2 might allow local users to gain privileges by leveraging undocumented functionality in Berkeley DB 2.x and later, related to reading settings from DB_CONFIG in the current directory.

Find out more about CVE-2017-10140 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue affects the versions of libdb as shipped with Red Hat Satellite 6.0, 6.1 and 6.2. This package no longer ships with Satellite 6.3. Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having security impact of Moderate. A future update may address this issue. For additional information, refer to the Issue Severity Classification: https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 4.5
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact Low

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat JBoss Core Services 1 RHSA-2019:0366 2019-02-18

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Satellite 6 libdb Not affected
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 3.0 db4 Will not fix
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 3 db4 Not affected
Red Hat JBoss EWS 2 db4 Will not fix
Red Hat JBoss EWS 1 db4 Will not fix
Red Hat JBoss EAP 6 httpd Not affected
Red Hat JBoss EAP 5 httpd Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 postfix Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 libdb Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 postfix Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 db4 Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 db4 Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 postfix Will not fix
Red Hat Directory Server 8 db4 Will not fix
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.
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