Bug 1328345 (CVE-2013-7450) - CVE-2013-7450 pulp: distributed with CA from public code repository
Summary: CVE-2013-7450 pulp: distributed with CA from public code repository
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Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Alias: CVE-2013-7450
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Reported: 2016-04-19 07:51 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-09-29 13:47 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: pulp 2.3.0
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2016-04-19 07:51:40 UTC


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Description Andrej Nemec 2016-04-19 07:51:05 UTC
Versions of Pulp < 2.3.0 distributed the same certificate authority key and
certificate to all Pulp users[0]. This CA is used by the /login API call
(pulp-admin login uses this call) to generate and sign a client certificate.
This client certificate is then used for subsequent API calls.

Due to this vulnerability, remote attackers are able to obtain the CA key
from the Pulp git repository and use it to generate valid client certificates
for any Pulp installations that use the default CA. The Pulp documentation
did not emphasize the importance of replacing this CA for production
deployments, so there may be users who use this common CA key in production
environments.

References:

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2016/q2/99

Upstream fix:

https://github.com/pulp/pulp/pull/627


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