CVE-2016-4989

NVD - CVE-2016-4989

CVE-2016-4989 Detail

Current Description

setroubleshoot allows local users to bypass an intended container protection mechanism and execute arbitrary commands by (1) triggering an SELinux denial with a crafted file name, which is handled by the _set_tpath function in audit_data.py or via a crafted (2) local_id or (3) analysis_id field in a crafted XML document to the run_fix function in SetroubleshootFixit.py, related to the subprocess.check_output and commands.getstatusoutput functions, a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-4445.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.0 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2016/q2/574 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://securitytracker.com/id/1036144 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1293 Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1346461 Issue Tracking 
https://github.com/fedora-selinux/setroubleshoot/commit/dda55aa50db95a25f0d919c3a0d5871827cdc40f Patch 
https://github.com/fedora-selinux/setroubleshoot/commit/e69378d7e82a503534d29c5939fa219341e8f2ad Patch 
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1267.html Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-77 Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in a Command ('Command Injection') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-4989
NVD Published Date:
04/11/2017
NVD Last Modified:
04/17/2017
Source:
MITRE