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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2014-5247

Original release date: 08/29/2014
Last revised: 09/02/2014


The _UpgradeBeforeConfigurationChange function in lib/client/gnt_cluster.py in Ganeti 2.10.0 before 2.10.7 and 2.11.0 before 2.11.5 uses world-readable permissions for the configuration backup file, which allows local users to obtain SSL keys, remote API credentials, and other sensitive information by reading the file, related to the upgrade command.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: XF
Name: ganeti-gntcluster-info-disc(95256)
External Source: MISC
Name: http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/127851/Ganeti-Insecure-Archive-Permission.html
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: MISC
Name: http://www.ocert.org/advisories/ocert-2014-006.html
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20140814 Re: [oCERT-2014-006] Ganeti insecure archive permission
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20140812 [oCERT-2014-006] Ganeti insecure archive permission
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.ganeti.org/?p=ganeti.git;a=commit;h=a89f62e2db9ccf715d64d1a6322474b54d2d9ae0
Type: Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 69186

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)