Vulnerability CVE-2015-5287


Published: 2015-12-07

Description:
The abrt-hook-ccpp help program in Automatic Bug Reporting Tool (ABRT) before 2.7.1 allows local users with certain permissions to gain privileges via a symlink attack on a file with a predictable name, as demonstrated by /var/tmp/abrt/abrt-hax-coredump or /var/spool/abrt/abrt-hax-coredump.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
High
CentOS 7.1 / Fedora 22 abrt Local Root
rebel
02.12.2015

Vendor: Redhat
Product: Enterprise linux hpc node 
Version: 7.0;
Product: Enterprise linux workstation 
Version: 7.0;
Product: Enterprise linux desktop 
Version: 7.0;
Product: Enterprise linux server 
Version: 7.0;
Product: Automatic bug reporting tool 
Version: 2.7.0;

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.9/10
10/10
3.4/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete

 References:
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2505.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/12/01/1
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2015-2719645.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/78137
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1266837
https://github.com/abrt/abrt/commit/3c1b60cfa62d39e5fff5a53a5bc53dae189e740e
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/38832/

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