Bug 1424977 (CVE-2017-2632)

Summary: CVE-2017-2632 cfme: tenant administrator can create a group with higher permissions
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Martin Prpič <mprpic>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact:
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Priority: medium    
Version: unspecifiedCC: cpelland, dajohnso, dclarizi, gblomqui, gmccullo, gtanzill, hhudgeon, jfrey, jhardy, jprause, kseifried, obarenbo, roliveri, security-response-team, simaishi
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Fixed In Version: cfme Doc Type: If docs needed, set a value
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A logic error in valid_role() in CloudForms role validation could allow a tenant administrator to create groups with a higher privilege level than the tenant administrator should have. This would allow an attacker with tenant administration access to elevate privileges.
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Last Closed: 2017-02-27 20:16:16 UTC Type: ---
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Bug Depends On: 1418297, 1419686    
Bug Blocks: 1424978    

Description Martin Prpič 2017-02-20 08:54:28 UTC
It was found that a tenant administrator could create groups with roles that have higher permissions than those of the tenant administrator.

Comment 1 Martin Prpič 2017-02-20 08:54:37 UTC

Name: Matouš Mojžíš (Red Hat)

Comment 2 errata-xmlrpc 2017-02-27 19:32:19 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  CloudForms Management Engine 5.7

Via RHSA-2017:0320 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0320.html