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CVE-2018-11786 Detail

Current Description

In Apache Karaf prior to 4.2.0 release, if the sshd service in Karaf is left on so an administrator can manage the running instance, any user with rights to the Karaf console can pivot and read/write any file on the file system to which the Karaf process user has access. This can be locked down a bit by using chroot to change the root directory to protect files outside of the Karaf install directory; it can be further locked down by defining a security manager policy that limits file system access to those directories beneath the Karaf home that are necessary for the system to run. However, this still allows anyone with ssh access to the Karaf process to read and write a large number of files as the Karaf process user.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/18/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 8.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 2.8


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
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: 9.0 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): Single
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://karaf.apache.org/security/cve-2018-11786.txt Patch Vendor Advisory
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/KARAF-5427 Issue Tracking Patch Vendor Advisory
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/5b7ac762c6bbe77ac5d9389f093fc6dbf196c36d788e3d7629e6c1d9@%3Cdev.karaf.apache.org%3E Mailing List Patch Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Access Control (CWE-284)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:apache:karaf:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (excluding) 4.2.0

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-11786
NVD Published Date:
09/18/2018
NVD Last Modified:
12/06/2018