CVE-2016-6322

Published on: 09/22/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:12 PM UTC

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

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

Red Hat QuickStart Cloud Installer (QCI) uses world-readable permissions for /etc/qci/answers, which allows local users to obtain the root password for the deployed system by reading the file.

  • CVE-2016-6322 has been assigned by URL Logo [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.

CVSS3 Score: 8.4 - HIGH

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
LOCAL LOW NONE 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
Red Hat QuickStart Cloud Installer (QCI) CVE-2016-6322 Local Information Disclosure Vulnerability Third Party Advisory
cve.report (archive)
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URL Logo BID 92668
Bug 1366413 – CVE-2016-6322 QCI: creates world readable /etc/qci/answers contains sensitive password Issue Tracking
Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
bugzilla.redhat.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1366413

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux-AllAllAll
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux-AllAllAll
ApplicationRedhatQuickstart Cloud Installer-AllAllAll
ApplicationRedhatQuickstart Cloud Installer-AllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:quickstart_cloud_installer:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:quickstart_cloud_installer:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: