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CVE-2016-4455 Detail

Current Description

The Subscription Manager package (aka subscription-manager) before 1.17.7-1 for Candlepin uses weak permissions (755) for subscription-manager cache directories, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information by reading files in the directories.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  04/14/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.3 LOW
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 1.4
Exploitability Score: 1.8


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2592.html Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0698.html Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/10/26/5 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93926 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038083 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1340525 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://github.com/candlepin/subscription-manager/blob/subscription-manager-1.17.7-1/subscription-manager.spec Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/candlepin/subscription-manager/commit/9dec31 Patch Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_hpc_node:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:candlepinproject:subscription_manager:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.17.6-1


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-4455
NVD Published Date:
04/14/2017
NVD Last Modified:
04/25/2017