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CVE-2016-4445 Detail

Current Description

The fix_lookup_id function in sealert in setroubleshoot before 3.2.23 allows local users to execute arbitrary commands as root by triggering an SELinux denial with a crafted file name, related to executing external commands with the commands.getstatusoutput function.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.0 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 1.0


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): High
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2016/q2/575 Exploit Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91430 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036144 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1339183 Issue Tracking
https://github.com/fedora-selinux/setroubleshoot/commit/2d12677629ca319310f6263688bb1b7f676c01b7 Patch
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1267.html Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in a Command ('Command Injection') (CWE-77)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:setroubleshoot_project:setroubleshoot:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
3.2.22

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_hpc_node:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-4445
NVD Published Date:
04/11/2017
NVD Last Modified:
04/17/2017