Openwall GNU/*/Linux - a small security-enhanced Linux distro for servers
[<prev] [next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 17:09:42 +0200
From: Cedric Buissart <>
Subject: CVE-2016-4455: subscription-manager: incorrect permisions in /var/lib/rhsm/


This is to disclose the following CVE:

CVE-2016-4455: subscription-manager: incorrect permissions in /var/lib/rhsm/
Description :

It was found that subscription-manager assigned incorrect permissions to
content in /var/lib/rhsm/, causing an information disclosure flaw. An
unprivileged local attacker could use this flaw to access sensitive data
that could later be used for a social engineering attack.

Upstream patch :

Impact : Low
CVSSv2 scoring : 1.7 - AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N
CVSSv3 scoring : 3.3 - AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N

Reported by : Robert Scheck

Best regards,

Cedric Buissart,
Product Security

Powered by blists - more mailing lists

Your e-mail address:

Please check out the Open Source Software Security Wiki, which is counterpart to this mailing list.

Confused about mailing lists and their use? Read about mailing lists on Wikipedia and check out these guidelines on proper formatting of your messages.