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CVE-2015-6927 Detail

Current Description

vzctl before 4.9.4 determines the virtual environment (VE) layout based on the presence of root.hdd/DiskDescriptor.xml in the VE private directory, which allows local simfs container (CT) root users to change the root password for arbitrary ploop containers, as demonstrated by a symlink attack on the ploop container root.hdd file and then access a control panel.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3357
https://openvz.org/Download/vzctl/4.9.4 Patch 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-30
https://src.openvz.org/projects/OVZL/repos/vzctl/commits/9e98ea630ac0e88b44e3e23c878a5166aeb74e1c Exploit 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-59 Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-6927
NVD Published Date:
09/28/2015
NVD Last Modified:
06/30/2017
Source:
MITRE