Vulnerability CVE-2018-1079


Published: 2018-04-12   Modified: 2018-04-15

Description:
pcs before version 0.9.164 and 0.10 is vulnerable to a privilege escalation via authorized user malicious REST call. The REST interface of the pcsd service did not properly sanitize the file name from the /remote/put_file query. If the /etc/booth directory exists, an authenticated attacker with write permissions could create or overwrite arbitrary files with arbitrary data outside of the /etc/booth directory, in the context of the pcsd process.

Type:

CWE-22

(Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal'))

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4/10
2.9/10
8/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
Single time
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Partial
None
Affected software
Redhat -> Enterprise linux 
Clusterlabs -> Pacemaker command line interface 

 References:
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1060
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2018-1079

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