Bug 1424977 (CVE-2017-2632) - CVE-2017-2632 cfme: tenant administrator can create a group with higher permissions
Summary: CVE-2017-2632 cfme: tenant administrator can create a group with higher permi...
Alias: CVE-2017-2632
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1418297 1419686
Blocks: 1424978
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2017-02-20 08:54 UTC by Martin Prpič
Modified: 2021-02-17 02:34 UTC (History)
15 users (show)

Fixed In Version: cfme
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Doc Text:
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

Attachments (Terms of Use)

System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2017:0320 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: CFME 5.7.1 bug fixes and enhancement update 2017-02-28 00:13:26 UTC

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

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