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Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2012 12:12:12 -0600
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
CC: Henri Salo <henri@...v.fi>
Subject: Re: CVE-request: monkey CGI scripts executed without
 dropping RUID/RGID root

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On 09/21/2012 07:38 AM, Henri Salo wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> Please assign 2012 CVE-identifier for following monkey
> vulnerability:
> 
> The Monkey webserver retains RUID/RGID root so that it can regain
> root as needed to perform privileged operations. Unfortunately,
> monkey does not drop RUID/RGID root before executing CGI scripts.
> This allows any user with write access to a cgi-bin directory to
> gain local root. It would also allow a remote attacker to do the
> same in combination with a CGI/PHP script that has any remote code
> execution bug.
> 
> Reported by John Lightsey in
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=688008 Affected
> Debian-version is 0.9.3-1 (haven't tested upstream package) Project
> page: http://www.monkey-project.com/
> 
> - Henri Salo

Please use CVE-2012-4443 for this issue

- -- 
Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)
PGP: 0x5E267993 A90B F995 7350 148F 66BF 7554 160D 4553 5E26 7993

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