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Date: Tue, 03 Apr 2012 21:07:59 -0600
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
CC: Vincent Danen <vdanen@...hat.com>
Subject: Re: CVE request: privilege escalation in sectool

On 04/03/2012 04:54 PM, Vincent Danen wrote:
> Colin Guthrie reported that sectool would elevate user privileges when
> it was installed on a system, due to an incorrect DBus file
> (specifically org.fedoraproject.sectool.mechanism.conf).  This could
> allow a user with no additional privileges to elevate theirs (for
> instance to restart a service they would not normally have permission to
> restart).
> 
> Further details are in the bug, and a patch is available:
> 
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=809437
> http://pkgs.fedoraproject.org/gitweb/?p=sectool.git;a=blob;f=sectool-0.9.5-dbus.patch;h=aedb3ef7f7e5ab22d5438bfb7eee63489ccf3244;hb=4859832281f0e08c6fbe48fc252c4199a0e9e322
> 
> 
> Since this was reported and committed publicly, I'm requesting a CVE in
> case one has already been assigned.
> 
> Thanks.
> 

Please use CVE-2012-1615 for this issue.

-- 
Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)

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