Red Hat CloudForms Katello security bypass

cloudforms-katello-sec-bypass (80549) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Red Hat CloudForms could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by the improper checking of user permissions by Katello. An attacker with knowledge of the UUID of the target system could exploit this vulnerability to download consumer certificates or modify another users' settings.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Single
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 2.7
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Unconfirmed

Consequences:

Bypass Security

Remedy:

Apply the appropriate update for your system. See References.

References:

  • Red Hat Bugzilla Bug 882129: CVE-2012-5603 CloudForms Katello: lack of authorization in proxies_controller.rb.
  • BID-56819: Red Hat CloudForms Multiple Insecure File Permissions and Security Bypass Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2012-5603: proxies_controller.rb in Katello in Red Hat CloudForms before 1.1 does not properly check permissions, which allows remote authenticated users to read consumer certificates or change arbitrary users' settings via unspecified vectors related to the consumer UUID of a system.
  • OSVDB ID: 88140: Red Hat CloudForms Katello Permission Verification System Setting Manipulation
  • OSVDB ID: 88142: Red Hat CloudForms Katello Permission Verification Consumer Certificate Remote Disclosure
  • RHSA-2012-1543: Important: CloudForms System Engine 1.1 update
  • RHSA-2013-0544: Important: Subscription Asset Manager 1.2 update
  • SA51472: Red Hat CloudForms Multiple Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • RedHat CloudForms
  • RedHat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 Itanium

Reported:

Dec 05, 2012

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