CVE-2014-8169

Current Description

automount 5.0.8, when a program map uses certain interpreted languages, uses the calling user's USER and HOME environment variable values instead of the values for the user used to run the mapped program, which allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse program in the user home directory.

Basic Data

PublishedMarch 18, 2015
Last ModifiedOctober 30, 2018
Assignercve@mitre.org
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeCWE-264
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityMEDIUM
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score4.4
SeverityMEDIUM
Exploitability Score3.4
Impact Score6.4
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3OSRedhatEnterprise Linux Desktop6.0*******
    2.3OSRedhatEnterprise Linux Hpc Node6.0*******
    2.3OSRedhatEnterprise Linux Server6.0*******
    2.3OSRedhatEnterprise Linux Workstation6.0*******
  • AND
    • OR - Configuration 2
      Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
      2.3ApplicationAutomount ProjectAutomount5.0.8*******
    • OR Running on/with:
      Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
      2.3OSOpensuseOpensuse13.1*******
      2.3OSOpensuseOpensuse13.2*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Automount Project Automount 5.0.8
Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 6.0
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6.0
Redhat Enterprise Linux Hpc Node 6.0
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 6.0
Opensuse Opensuse 13.1, 13.2

References

NameSourceURLTags
openSUSE-SU-2015:0475http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-03/msg00033.htmlSUSEVendor Advisory
RHSA-2015:1344http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1344.htmlREDHATThird Party Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2015-2719645.htmlhttp://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2015-2719645.htmlCONFIRM
73211http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/73211BID
USN-2579-1http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2579-1UBUNTU
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1192565https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1192565CONFIRMIssue Tracking
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=917977https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=917977CONFIRMIssue Tracking