Bug 1325930 (CVE-2016-3107) - CVE-2016-3107 pulp: Node certificate containing private key stored in world-readable file
Summary: CVE-2016-3107 pulp: Node certificate containing private key stored in world-r...
Alias: CVE-2016-3107
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Depends On: 1326913 1326919
Blocks: 1325942
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2016-04-11 12:41 UTC by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2021-04-06 17:58 UTC (History)
21 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
It was found that the private key for the node certificate was contained in a world-readable file. A local user could possibly use this flaw to gain access to the private key information in the file.
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2016-09-19 19:02:37 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Proposed patch (1.37 KB, patch)
2016-04-11 12:43 UTC, Adam Mariš
no flags Details | Diff
Proposed patch (1.58 KB, patch)
2016-04-12 14:28 UTC, Randy Barlow
no flags Details | Diff

System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Pulp Redmine 1842 0 Low CLOSED - WORKSFORME Test Redmine's Bugzilla Integration 2016-04-13 19:57:11 UTC

Description Adam Mariš 2016-04-11 12:41:55 UTC
It was reported that Pulp node certificates containing private keys are stored in /etc/pki/pulp/nodes/ directory as world-readable.

Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2016-04-11 12:42:03 UTC

Name: Randy Barlow (Red Hat), Jeremy Cline (Red Hat)

Comment 2 Adam Mariš 2016-04-11 12:43:04 UTC
Created attachment 1145987 [details]
Proposed patch

Comment 3 Randy Barlow 2016-04-12 14:28:46 UTC
Created attachment 1146471 [details]
Proposed patch

I am amending the proposed patch to use the -Z flag on mv, and to credit jcline in the commit message for independently reporting the issue.

Comment 4 Randy Barlow 2016-04-13 16:48:20 UTC
This issue is filed upstream as #1833 and is fixed by PR #2529:


Comment 7 pulp-infra@redhat.com 2016-04-13 19:57:12 UTC
The Pulp upstream bug status is at CLOSED - WORKSFORME. Updating the external tracker on this bug.

Comment 8 pulp-infra@redhat.com 2016-04-13 19:57:18 UTC
The Pulp upstream bug priority is at Low. Updating the external tracker on this bug.

Comment 9 Kurt Seifried 2016-09-19 19:02:37 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Satellite 6.2

Via RHSA-2016:1501

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