CentOS 7 update for python-rtslib



Published: 2020-12-22
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-14019
CWE-ID CWE-264
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Vendor CentOS Project

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

EUVDB-ID: #VU29286

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-14019

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

Exploit availability: No

Description

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.

Mitigation

Update the affected packages.

Vulnerable software versions

CentOS: 7


CPE2.3 External links

http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2020-December/048218.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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