CVE-2019-7656 Detail

Current Description

A privilege escalation vulnerability in Wowza Streaming Engine 4.8.0 and earlier allows any unprivileged Linux user to escalate privileges to root. The installer sets too relaxed permissions on /usr/local/WowzaStreamingEngine/bin/* core program files. By injecting a payload into one of those files, it will run with the same privileges as the Wowza server, root. For example, /usr/local/WowzaStreamingEngine/bin/tune.sh could be replaced with a Trojan horse. This issue was resolved in Wowza Streaming Engine 4.8.5.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/DrunkenShells/Disclosures/tree/master/CVE-2019-7656-PrivEscal-Wowza Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
https://raw.githubusercontent.com/WowzaMediaSystems/public_cve/master/wowza-streaming-engine/CVE-2019-7656.txt
https://www.wowza.com/docs/wowza-streaming-engine-4-8-5-release-notes
https://www.wowza.com/pricing/installer Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-276 Incorrect Default Permissions cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-7656
NVD Published Date:
01/29/2020
NVD Last Modified:
06/18/2020
Source:
MITRE