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CVE-2019-10143 Detail

Current Description

** DISPUTED ** It was discovered freeradius up to and including version 3.0.19 does not correctly configure logrotate, allowing a local attacker who already has control of the radiusd user to escalate his privileges to root, by tricking logrotate into writing a radiusd-writable file to a directory normally inaccessible by the radiusd user. NOTE: the upstream software maintainer has stated "there is simply no way for anyone to gain privileges through this alleged issue."

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.0 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  Red Hat, Inc.
Base Score: 6.4 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/155361/FreeRadius-3.0.19-Logrotate-Privilege-Escalation.html
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2019/Nov/14
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:3353
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2019-10143 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://freeradius.org/security/
https://github.com/FreeRADIUS/freeradius-server/pull/2666 Third Party Advisory
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/A6VKBZAZKJP5QKXDXRKCM2ZPZND3TFAX/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/TKODLHHUOVAYENTBP4D3N25ST3Q6LJBP/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls NIST  
CWE-250 Execution with Unnecessary Privileges Red Hat, Inc.  
CWE-266 Incorrect Privilege Assignment Red Hat, Inc.  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:freeradius:freeradius:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
3.0.19

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-10143
NVD Published Date:
05/24/2019
NVD Last Modified:
07/09/2019