Bug 1165280 (CVE-2014-7850)

Summary: CVE-2014-7850 freeipa: XSS flaw can be used to escalate privileges
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Vincent Danen <vdanen>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: rcritten, security-response-team
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OS: Linux   
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Bug Depends On: 1165773, 1165774, 1165856    
Bug Blocks: 1162456    

Description Vincent Danen 2014-11-18 18:00:42 UTC
An XSS flaw was reported in FreeIPA 4.x that could allow an administrator with lower privileges (such as sudo rights) to escalate their privileges to full administrator.

Earlier versions of FreeIPA/IPA do not suffer from this flaw.


This issue did not affect the versions of IPA as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 or 7 as they do not include the vulerable Web UI code.

Comment 2 Vincent Danen 2014-11-19 18:24:48 UTC
The upstream ticket for this report:


Comment 3 Vincent Danen 2014-11-19 21:21:33 UTC
Created freeipa tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1165856]