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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-5287

The abrt-hook-ccpp help program in Automatic Bug Reporting Tool (ABRT) before 2.7.1 allows local users with certain permissions to gain privileges via a symlink attack on a file with a predictable name, as demonstrated by /var/tmp/abrt/abrt-hax-coredump or /var/spool/abrt/abrt-hax-coredump.
Publish Date : 2015-12-07 Last Update Date : 2016-12-07
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.9
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 59

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2015:2505: abrt and libreport security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20152505 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2015-5287

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Redhat Automatic Bug Reporting Tool 2.7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Hpc Node 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Redhat Automatic Bug Reporting Tool 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Hpc Node 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 1

- References For CVE-2015-5287

https://github.com/abrt/abrt/commit/3c1b60cfa62d39e5fff5a53a5bc53dae189e740e CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1266837 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/78137
BID 78137 abrt '/var/spool/abrt' Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2016-01-15
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/38832/
EXPLOIT-DB 38832
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2505.html
REDHAT RHSA-2015:2505
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/12/01/1
MLIST [oss-security] 20151201 CVE-2015-5273 + CVE-2015-5287, abrt local root in Centos/Fedora/RHEL
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2015-2719645.html CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-5287

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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