IBM Rational ClearCase client script privilege escalation
|clearcase-cve20135373-priv-esc (86791)||Medium Risk|
A file permissions error with a script installed by default with IBM Rational ClearCase could be exploited by a local user to insert additional commands into the script. These commands would be executed by other users (privileged or unprivileged) that execute the script, leading to privilege escalation.
Refer to IBM Security Bulletin 1648811 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.
- IBM Security Bulletin 1648811: Vulnerability in IBM Rational ClearCase remote client with potential for privilege escalation (CVE-2013-5373).
- BID-62623: IBM Rational ClearCase CVE-2013-5373 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
- CVE-2013-5373: The RemoteClient component in IBM Rational ClearCase 8.0.0.03 through 8.0.0.07, and 8.0.1, uses world-writable permissions for the rcleartool script, which allows local users to gain privileges by appending commands.
- OSVDB ID: 97663: IBM Rational ClearCase Unspecified Script Insecure Permissions Local Privilege Escalation
- IBM Rational ClearCase 188.8.131.52
- IBM Rational ClearCase 184.108.40.206
- IBM Rational ClearCase 220.127.116.11
- IBM Rational ClearCase 18.104.22.168
- IBM Rational ClearCase 22.214.171.124
- IBM Rational ClearCase 8.0.1
Sep 16, 2013
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