81336 : Cobbler PYTHON_EGG_CACHE Local Privilege Escalation
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2011-09-28

Description

Cobbler contains a flaw that may allow an attacker to gain access to unauthorized privileges. The issue is triggered when PYTHON_EGG_CACHE is used from an insecure location, allowing a local attacker to gain escalated privileges.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Patch / RCS
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Solution

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, a patch has been committed to the CVS/GIT repository that addresses this vulnerability. Until it is incorporated into the next release of the software, manually patching an existing installation is the only known available solution. Check the vendor advisory or solution URL in the references section.

Products

Cobbler
Cobbler
2.1 devel

References

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