The skyring-setup command creates random password for mongodb skyring database but it writes password in plain text to /etc/skyring/skyring.conf file which is owned by root but read by local user. Any local user who has access to system running skyring service will be able to get password in plain text.
Published 2018-07-06 13:29:00
Updated 2019-10-09 23:27:03
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2017-2665

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 6 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2017-2665

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
1.9
LOW AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
3.4
2.9
NIST
7.0
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.0
5.9
NIST
4.8
MEDIUM CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
1.3
3.4
Red Hat, Inc.

CWE ids for CVE-2017-2665

  • The product transmits or stores authentication credentials, but it uses an insecure method that is susceptible to unauthorized interception and/or retrieval.
    Assigned by:
    • nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
    • secalert@redhat.com (Secondary)

References for CVE-2017-2665

Products affected by CVE-2017-2665

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