CVE-2016-6494

Published on: 10/03/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

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

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

Certain versions of Fedora from Fedoraproject contain the following vulnerability:

The client in MongoDB uses world-readable permissions on .dbshell history files, which might allow local users to obtain sensitive information by reading these files.

  • CVE-2016-6494 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as MEDIUM severity.

CVSS3 Score: 5.5 - MEDIUM

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

CVSS2 Score: 2.1 - LOW

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

CVE References

Description Tags Link
[SECURITY] Fedora 25 Update: mongodb-3.2.8-2.fc25 - package-announce - Fedora Mailing-Lists Third Party Advisory
lists.fedoraproject.org
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URL Logo FEDORA FEDORA-2016-9a8e2bbc04
[SERVER-25335] 0002 umask yields world-readable .dbshell history file - MongoDB Issue Tracking
jira.mongodb.org
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URL Logo CONFIRM jira.mongodb.org/browse/SERVER-25335
Bug 1362553 – CVE-2016-6494 mongodb: world-readable .dbshell history file Issue Tracking
bugzilla.redhat.com
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URL Logo CONFIRM bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1362553
oss-security - CVE request: mongodb: world-readable .dbshell history file Mailing List
Third Party Advisory
www.openwall.com
text/html
URL Logo MLIST [oss-security] 20160729 CVE request: mongodb: world-readable .dbshell history file
SERVER-25335 avoid group and other permissions when creating .dbshell… · mongodb/[email protected] · GitHub Issue Tracking
Patch
github.com
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URL Logo CONFIRM github.com/mongodb/mongo/commit/035cf2afc04988b22cb67f4ebfd77e9b344cb6e0
mongodb-clients CVE-2016-6494 Local Information Disclosure Vulnerability Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
cve.report (archive)
text/html
URL Logo BID 92204
#832908 - mongodb: CVE-2016-6494: world-readable .dbshell history file - Debian Bug report logs Issue Tracking
bugs.debian.org
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=832908
oss-security - Re: CVE request: mongodb: world-readable .dbshell history file Mailing List
Third Party Advisory
www.openwall.com
text/html
URL Logo MLIST [oss-security] 20160729 Re: CVE request: mongodb: world-readable .dbshell history file

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
Operating
System
FedoraprojectFedora25AllAllAll
Operating
System
FedoraprojectFedora25AllAllAll
ApplicationMongodbMongodbAllAllAllAll
ApplicationMongodbMongodbAllAllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:25:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:25:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:mongodb:mongodb:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:mongodb:mongodb:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: