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CVE-2020-24612 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in the selinux-policy (aka Reference Policy) package 3.14 through 2020-08-24 because the .config/Yubico directory is mishandled. Consequently, when SELinux is in enforced mode, pam-u2f is not allowed to read the user's U2F configuration file. If configured with the nouserok option (the default when configured by the authselect tool), and that file cannot be read, the second factor is disabled. An attacker with only the knowledge of the password can then log in, bypassing 2FA.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  4.7 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  MITRE
Base Score:  6.7 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1860888 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/fedora-selinux/selinux-policy/commit/71e1989028802c7875d3436fd3966c587fa383fb Patch  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-287 Improper Authentication cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-24612
NVD Published Date:
08/24/2020
NVD Last Modified:
09/01/2020
Source:
MITRE