CVE-2016-4982

Published on: 07/14/2017 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:N/A:N

Certain versions of Authd from Teether contain the following vulnerability:

authd sets weak permissions for /etc/ident.key, which allows local users to obtain the key by leveraging a race condition between the creation of the key, and the chmod to protect it.

  • CVE-2016-4982 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as MEDIUM severity.

CVSS3 Score: 4.7 - MEDIUM

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

CVSS2 Score: 1.9 - LOW

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

CVE References

Description Tags Link
1346051 – (CVE-2016-4982) CVE-2016-4982 authd insecure /etc/ident.key file creation Issue Tracking
Third Party Advisory
bugzilla.redhat.com
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Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationTeetherAuthd-AllAllAll
ApplicationTeetherAuthd-AllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:a:teether:authd:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:teether:authd:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: