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Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:43:06 +0530
From: Huzaifa Sidhpurwala <>
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 <> -----
> Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2015 09:46:10 +0100
> From: Sebastian Krahmer <>
> To:
> 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
> we have:
Previously CVE-2015-1815 as assigned on distros.

Huzaifa Sidhpurwala / Red Hat Product Security Team

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