CVE-2017-3291

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2017-01-17
IAVA:
2017-A-0024
CWE:
CWE-426
Bugzilla:
1414429: CVE-2017-3291 mysql: unrestricted mysqld_safe's ledir (CPU Jan 2017)
It was discovered that the mysqld_safe script honored the ledir option value set in a MySQL configuration file. A user able to modify one of the MySQL configuration files could use this flaw to escalate their privileges to root.

Find out more about CVE-2017-3291 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5:
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.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6:
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.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5.0 (Icehouse):
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.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 6.0 (Juno) for RHEL 7:
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.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 7.0 (Kilo) for RHEL 7:
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.

Red Hat Mobile Application Platform On-Premise 4:
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.

Red Hat OpenStack Platform 10:
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.

Red Hat OpenStack Platform 11.0 (Ocata):
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.

Red Hat OpenStack Platform 12.0:
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.

Red Hat OpenStack Platform 8.0 (Liberty):
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.

Red Hat OpenStack Platform 9.0:
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 v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 7.8
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (rh-mysql56-mysql) RHSA-2017:2787 2017-09-21
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (rh-mysql57-mysql) RHSA-2017:2886 2017-10-12
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (rh-mariadb101-mariadb) RHSA-2018:0574 2018-03-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (mariadb) RHSA-2017:2192 2017-08-01
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (rh-mariadb101-mariadb) RHSA-2018:0574 2018-03-21
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (rh-mysql56-mysql) RHSA-2017:2787 2017-09-21
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (rh-mariadb100-mariadb) RHSA-2018:0279 2018-02-06
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (rh-mysql57-mysql) RHSA-2017:2886 2017-10-12
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (rh-mariadb100-mariadb) RHSA-2018:0279 2018-02-06

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 9.0 mariadb-galera Will not fix
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 8.0 (Liberty) mariadb-galera Will not fix
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 12.0 mariadb-galera Will not fix
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 11.0 (Ocata) mariadb-galera Will not fix
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 10 mariadb-galera Will not fix
Red Hat Mobile Application Platform On-Premise 4 rhmap-mysql-docker Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 7.0 (Kilo) for RHEL 7 mariadb-galera Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 6.0 (Juno) for RHEL 7 mariadb-galera Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5.0 (Icehouse) mariadb-galera Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 mysql Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 mysql55-mysql 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.

Acknowledgements

This issue was discovered by Red Hat Product Security.
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