CVE-2016-7091

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

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:05 PM UTC

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

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

sudo: It was discovered that the default sudo configuration on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and possibly other Linux implementations preserves the value of INPUTRC which could lead to information disclosure. A local user with sudo access to a restricted program that uses readline could use this flaw to read content from specially formatted files with elevated privileges provided by sudo.

  • CVE-2016-7091 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as MEDIUM severity.

CVSS3 Score: 4.4 - MEDIUM

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

CVSS2 Score: 4.9 - MEDIUM

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

CVE References

Description Tags Link
Sudo Local Information Disclosure Vulnerability Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
cve.report (archive)
text/html
URL Logo BID 92615
[Bug-readline] INPUTRC issues Third Party Advisory
lists.gnu.org
text/html
URL Logo MLIST [Bug-readline] 20160524 INPUTRC issues
Red Hat Customer Portal Patch
Vendor Advisory
web.archive.org
text/html
Inactive LinkNot Archived
URL Logo REDHAT RHSA-2016:2593

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise LinuxAllAllAllAll
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise LinuxAllAllAllAll
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
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • 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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: