OS command injection in Red Hat CloudForms



Published: 2020-02-25
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2019-14894
CWE-ID CWE-78
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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CloudForms
Client/Desktop applications / Multimedia software

Vendor Red Hat Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) OS Command Injection

EUVDB-ID: #VU25581

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 8.6 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-14894

CWE-ID: CWE-78 - Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an OS Command ('OS Command Injection')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote authenticated user to execute arbitrary shell commands on the target system with elevated privileges.

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation when processing NFS backups within CloudForms Management Engine. A remote authenticated attacker with access to management console could use this flaw to execute arbitrary shell commands on the CloudForms server as root.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

CloudForms: 1.0 - 5.11.3


CPE2.3 External links

http://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:0589
http://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:0588
http://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1769411
http://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-14894

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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