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CentOS Update for setroubleshoot-plugins CESA-2016:1293 centos7

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

CentOS Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.9

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

6 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

Check the version of setroubleshoot-plugins

Insight

Insight

The setroubleshoot packages provide tools to help diagnose SELinux problems. When Access Vector Cache (AVC) messages are returned, an alert can be generated that provides information about the problem and helps to track its resolution. The setroubleshoot-plugins package provides a set of analysis plugins for use with setroubleshoot. Each plugin has the capacity to analyze SELinux AVC data and system data to provide user friendly reports describing how to interpret SELinux AVC denials. Security Fix(es): * Shell command injection flaws were found in the way the setroubleshoot executed external commands. A local attacker able to trigger certain SELinux denials could use these flaws to execute arbitrary code with privileges of the setroubleshoot user. (CVE-2016-4989) * Shell command injection flaws were found in the way the setroubleshoot allow_execmod and allow_execstack plugins executed external commands. A local attacker able to trigger an execmod or execstack SELinux denial could use these flaws to execute arbitrary code with privileges of the setroubleshoot user. (CVE-2016-4444, CVE-2016-4446) The CVE-2016-4444 and CVE-2016-4446 issues were discovered by Milos Malik (Red Hat) and the CVE-2016-4989 issue was discovered by Red Hat Product Security. Note: On Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0 and 7.1, the setroubleshoot is run with root privileges. Therefore, these issues could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code with root privileges.

Affected Software

Affected Software

setroubleshoot-plugins on CentOS 7

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Please Install the Updated Packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)