Bug 1255172 (CVE-2015-5217) - CVE-2015-5217 ipsilon: Input validation flaw in handling of user supplied data
Summary: CVE-2015-5217 ipsilon: Input validation flaw in handling of user supplied data
Alias: CVE-2015-5217
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Depends On: 1255176 1255775
Blocks: 1255174
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2015-08-19 20:30 UTC by Kurt Seifried
Modified: 2023-05-12 18:35 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
A flaw was discovered that the Ipsilon IdP server did not properly authorize a change of the provider's name. Non-administrative users could use this flaw to change the name to a duplicate value, which could possibly lead to denial-of-service attack.
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Last Closed: 2021-10-21 00:47:05 UTC

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Description Kurt Seifried 2015-08-19 20:30:20 UTC
Patrick Uiterwijk of Red Hat reports:

ipsilon does not properly sanitize user provided data in certain data fields.

Comment 1 Kurt Seifried 2015-08-19 20:36:14 UTC
Created ipsilon tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1255176]

Comment 3 Stanislav Kontar 2015-08-24 09:12:42 UTC

This issue was discovered by Patrick Uiterwijk of Red Hat.

Comment 4 Stanislav Kontar 2015-08-24 09:36:48 UTC

It was found that Ipsilon does not properly authorize change of the name of the provider. Non-admin users could change the name to a duplicate value which could possibly lead to DoS attack.

Comment 7 Adam Mariš 2015-10-29 16:42:48 UTC
Upstream patch:


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