Bug 1358612 (CVE-2016-6255)

Summary: CVE-2016-6255 libupnp: Unhandled POSTs can write to the filesystem by default
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Andrej Nemec <anemec>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: ajax, carnil, extras-orphan, i
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Bug Depends On: 1358613, 1358614    
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Description Andrej Nemec 2016-07-21 07:19:43 UTC
A vulnerability was found in libupnp. If there's no registered handler for a POST request, the default behaviour is to write it to the filesyste. This allows attacker to store arbitrary data on deployed devices.



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Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2016-07-21 07:20:25 UTC
Created libupnp tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1358613]
Affects: epel-7 [bug 1358614]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-06-08 02:56:23 UTC
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.