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[R1] WebYaST /host Configuration Path Handling Unauthenticated Host List Manipulation

Medium

Synopsis

WebYaST contains a flaw that is triggered when handling the /host configuration path. The issue is due to the WebYaST interface not requiring authentication for configuring which host(s) it can configure. This may allow a remote attacker to modify the host list used for backend connections. This may ultimately lead to a disclosure of values sent by the program to the attacker, including their operating system credentials.

Solution

The vendor has released a patch to address this vulnerability.

Disclosure Timeline

2012-11-20 - Reported to CERT/CC for coordinated disclosure
2012-11-20 - CERT/CC acknowledges receiving the report, assigns VU#806908
2012-11-29 - Novell emails, assigns SR # 10805168319
2012-12-04 - Novell asks for confirmation on what they believe the vulnerability to be
2012-12-04 - Verified Novell's understanding of the vulnerability was correct
2013-01-23 - Patch made available, SUSE-SU-2013:0053-1 published

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Risk Information

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0435
Nessus Plugin ID: 64244
Tenable Advisory ID
TRA-2013-02
Credit

Tenable Network Security

CVSSv2 Base / Temporal Score
5.0 / 4.1
CVSSv2 Vector
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N/E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Additional Keywords
SR # 10805168319
Affected Products
SUSE WebYaST 1.2
Risk Factor
Medium

Advisory Timeline

2015-10-06 - Initial Release
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