Privilege escalation in Open-iSCSI rtslib-fb library

Published: 2020-06-25
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-14019
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Other software / Other software solutions

Vendor Open-iSCSI

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

EUVDB-ID: #VU29286

Risk: High


CVE-ID: CVE-2020-14019

CWE-ID: CWE-264 - Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to application does not properly impose security restrictions for "/etc/target/saveconfig.json" when "shutil.copyfile" being used, instead of "shutil.copy". A remote attacker can gain elevated privileges on the target system.


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Vulnerable software versions

rtslib-fb: 2.1.70 - 2.1.72

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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