CVE-2016-4444

Published on: 04/11/2017 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:26:58 PM UTC

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

Certain versions of Enterprise Linux Desktop from Redhat contain the following vulnerability:

The allow_execmod plugin for setroubleshoot before 3.2.23 allows local users to execute arbitrary commands by triggering an execmod SELinux denial with a crafted binary filename, related to the commands.getstatusoutput function.

  • CVE-2016-4444 has been assigned by URL Logo [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.

CVSS3 Score: 7 - HIGH

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

CVSS2 Score: 6.9 - MEDIUM

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

CVE References

Description Tags Link
SETroubleShoot allow_execmod Plugin Lets Local Users Obtain Root Privileges - SecurityTracker Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
www.securitytracker.com
text/html
URL Logo SECTRACK 1036144
Red Hat Customer Portal Third Party Advisory
web.archive.org
text/html
Inactive LinkNot Archived
URL Logo REDHAT RHSA-2016:1267
plugins: get rid of commands.getstatusoutput() · fedora-selinux/[email protected] · GitHub Patch
github.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM github.com/fedora-selinux/setroubleshoot/commit/5cd60033ea7f5bdf8c19c27b23ea2d773d9b09f5
oss-sec: Re: SELinux troubles Exploit
Mailing List
Patch
Third Party Advisory
seclists.org
text/html
URL Logo MLIST [oss-security] 20160621 Re: SELinux troubles
Red Hat Customer Portal Third Party Advisory
access.redhat.com
text/html
URL Logo REDHAT RHSA-2016:1293
setroubleshoot-plugins CVE-2016-4444 Local Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
cve.report (archive)
text/html
URL Logo BID 91476
1332644 – (CVE-2016-4444) CVE-2016-4444 setroubleshoot-plugins: insecure commands.getstatusoutput use in the allow_execmod plugin Issue Tracking
Patch
bugzilla.redhat.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1332644

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux Desktop7.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux Desktop7.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux Hpc Node7.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux Hpc Node7.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux Server7.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux Server7.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux Workstation7.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux Workstation7.0AllAllAll
ApplicationSetroubleshoot ProjectSetroubleshootAllAllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_hpc_node:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_hpc_node:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:setroubleshoot_project:setroubleshoot:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: