Privilege escalation in Red Hat CloudForms

Published: 2017-12-19 00:00:00
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2017-2664
CVSSv3 8.5 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
CWE ID CWE-284
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Not available
Vulnerable software CloudForms
Vulnerable software versions CloudForms 4.2
Vendor URL Red Hat Inc.

Security Advisory

1) Privilege escalation

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote authenticated attacker to gain elevated privileges on the targeted system.

The weakness exists due to insufficient role-based access control (RBAC) on certain methods within the rails application portion. A remote attacker can gain system privileges and conduct further attacks.

Remediation

Install update from vendor's website.

External links

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3484

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