Bug 1437770 - (CVE-2017-2665) CVE-2017-2665 rhscon-core: creates world readable file /etc/skyring/skyring.conf which leaks mongodb password for skyring database
CVE-2017-2665 rhscon-core: creates world readable file /etc/skyring/skyring.c...
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
impact=moderate,public=20170411,repor...
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Blocks: 1435445
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Reported: 2017-03-31 02:30 EDT by Siddharth Sharma
Modified: 2017-05-04 07:21 EDT (History)
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Description Siddharth Sharma 2017-03-31 02:30:16 EDT
Description:

skyring-setup command creates random password for mongodb skyring database
but it writes password in plain text to /etc/skyring/skyring.conf file which
is owned by root but read by local user. Any local user who has access to
system running skyring service will be able to get password in plain text.
Comment 1 Siddharth Sharma 2017-03-31 02:30:28 EDT
Acknowledgments:

Name: Siddharth Sharma
Comment 3 Siddharth Sharma 2017-04-11 00:05:10 EDT
Mitigation:

~]# chmod 600 /etc/skyring/skyring.conf

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