CVE-2016-1611

Published on: 07/31/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:05 PM UTC

CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Certain versions of Filr from Novell contain the following vulnerability:

Novell Filr 1.2 before Hot Patch 6 and 2.0 before Hot Patch 2 uses world-writable permissions for /etc/profile.d/vainit.sh, which allows local users to gain privileges by replacing this file's content with arbitrary shell commands.

  • CVE-2016-1611 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.

CVSS3 Score: 7.8 - HIGH

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
LOCAL LOW LOW NONE
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED HIGH HIGH HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 7.2 - HIGH

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
COMPLETE COMPLETE COMPLETE

CVE References

Description Tags Link
Support | Local privilege escalation via insecure file permissions (CVE-2016-1611) Patch
Vendor Advisory
www.novell.com
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URL Logo CONFIRM www.novell.com/support/kb/doc.php?id=7017689
Bugtraq: SEC Consult SA-20160725-0 :: Multiple vulnerabilities in Micro Focus (Novell) Filr Third Party Advisory
seclists.org
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URL Logo BUGTRAQ 20160725 SEC Consult SA-20160725-0 :: Multiple vulnerabilities in Micro Focus (Novell) Filr
Novell Filr Multiple Security Vulnerabilities cve.report (archive)
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URL Logo BID 92113
Micro Focus Filr 2 2.0.0.421/1.2 1.2.0.846 - Multiple Vulnerabilities www.exploit-db.com
Proof of Concept
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URL Logo EXPLOIT-DB 40161

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationNovellFilrAllsecurity_update_2AllAll
ApplicationNovellFilrAllsecurity_update_1AllAll
  • cpe:2.3:a:novell:filr:*:security_update_2:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:novell:filr:*:security_update_1:*:*:*:*:*:*: