Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:43:06 +0530 From: Huzaifa Sidhpurwala <huzaifas@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Fwd: setroubleshoot root exploit (CVE-Request) On 03/26/2015 12:31 PM, Sebastian Krahmer wrote: > > As per list policy, here is the forward of the distros post. CRD was shifted > to today. > > > ----- Forwarded message from Sebastian Krahmer <krahmer@...e.de> ----- > > Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2015 09:46:10 +0100 > From: Sebastian Krahmer <krahmer@...e.de> > To: distros@...openwall.org > subject: ***UNCHECKED*** [vs] setroubleshoot root exploit (CVE-Request) > X-Mailer: MIME-tools 5.501 (Entity 5.501) > > Hi > > I already sent this to upstream. Initially I thought this only > affects redhat, but it seems that ubuntu is also using setroubleshoot. > CRD is 24.3. > > setroubleshoot tries to find out which rpm a particular > file belongs to when it finds SELinux access violation reports. > The idea is probably to have convenient reports for the admin > which type enforcement rules have to be relaxed. setroubleshoot > runs as root (although in its own domain). In util.py > we have: > > Previously CVE-2015-1815 as assigned on distros. -- Huzaifa Sidhpurwala / Red Hat Product Security Team
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