101361 : cPanel WHM Logaholic Session File Insecure Permissions Local Privilege Escalation
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2013-12-18
Time to Patch Time to Vendor Response
39 days 3 days

Description

cPanel WHM contains a flaw that leads to unauthorized privileges being gained. The issue is due to the program storing logaholic session files in the world-writable /tmp directory. This may allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required
Attack Type: Other
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Private
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Coordinated Disclosure
OSVDB: Authentication Required

Solution

It has been reported that this issue has been fixed. Upgrade to version 11.40.1.3, 11.40.0.29, 11.38.2.13, 11.36.2.10, or higher to address this vulnerability.

Products

cPanel, Inc.
cPanel
11.40.1.3 (not affected)
11.40.0.29 (not affected)
11.38.2.13 (not affected)
11.36.2.10 (not affected)
11.40.1.2
11.40.0.28
11.38.2.12
11.36.2.9

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