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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-9575

Ipa versions 4.2.x, 4.3.x before 4.3.3 and 4.4.x before 4.4.3 did not properly check the user's permissions while modifying certificate profiles in IdM's certprofile-mod command. An authenticated, unprivileged attacker could use this flaw to modify profiles to issue certificates with arbitrary naming or key usage information and subsequently use such certificates for other attacks.
Publish Date : 2018-03-13 Last Update Date : 2019-10-09
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 285

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2017:0001: ipa security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20170001 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-2016-9575

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Freeipa Freeipa 4.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Freeipa Freeipa 4.2.0 Alpha1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Freeipa Freeipa 4.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Freeipa Freeipa 4.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Freeipa Freeipa 4.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Freeipa Freeipa 4.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Freeipa Freeipa 4.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Freeipa Freeipa 4.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Freeipa Freeipa 4.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Freeipa Freeipa 4.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Freeipa Freeipa 4.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Freeipa Freeipa 4.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Freeipa Freeipa 12

- References For CVE-2016-9575 CONFIRM
REDHAT RHSA-2017:0001
BID 95068 FreeIPA CVE-2016-9575 Insecure File Permissions Vulnerability Release Date:2017-01-06

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-9575

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