Vulnerability title: SetUID/SetGID Programs Allow Privilege Escalation Via Insecure RPATH In Compaq/Hewlett Packard Glance For Linux
|Product:||Glance for Linux|
|Affected version:||11.00 and subsequent|
|Fixed version:||HPSBMU03086 rev.3|
|Reported by:||Tim Brown|
It has been identified that binaries that are executed with elevated privileges (SetGID and SetUID programs) in Compaq/HP’s Glance for Linux have been compiled in manner that means they searched for libraries in insecure locations.
SUIDFILE='/opt/perf/bin/xglance-bin' SUIDFILELS='-r-sr-xr-x 1 root bin 1301384 Dec 7 2012 /opt/perf/bin/xglance-bin' RPATH='-L/lib64' RPATHRELATIVE=yes RPATHLS=N/A RAPTHEXISTS=N/A ISBAD=yes SUIDFILE='/opt/perf/bin/xglance-bin' SUIDFILELS='-r-sr-xr-x 1 root bin 1301384 Dec 7 2012 /opt/perf/bin/xglance-bin' RPATH='-L/lib64' RPATHRELATIVE=yes RPATHLS=N/A RAPTHEXISTS=N/A ISBAD=yes
An attacker could place a malicious library in one of the above directories, which would then be loaded when the affected program is run, leading to privilege escalation in instances where the program runs with privileges that the attacker does not have. For example, if the program is SetUID root, the attacker would obtain root privileges upon exploiting this vulnerability.
Exploit code is not required.
|03/03/2014||Vendor working on a fix|
|01/04/2014||Update requested from vender|
|04/04/2014||Vendor requested additional information|
|03/06/2014||Update requested from vender|
|04/06/2014||Vendor responded with update|
|11/08/2014||Fix confirmed and released|
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