Bug 1729130 (CVE-2019-10198) - CVE-2019-10198 foreman: authorization bypasses in foreman-tasks leading to information disclosure
Summary: CVE-2019-10198 foreman: authorization bypasses in foreman-tasks leading to in...
Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2019-10198
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: 1729149 1729351
Blocks: 1729131
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Reported: 2019-07-11 12:53 UTC by Marian Rehak
Modified: 2019-08-26 14:49 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: foreman-tasks 0.15.7
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An authentication bypass vulnerability was discovered in Foreman. Previously, commit tasks were searched through find_resource, which performed authorization checks. After the change to Foreman, an unauthenticated user can view the details of a task through the web UI or API, if they can discover or guess the UUID of the task.
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Description Marian Rehak 2019-07-11 12:53:38 UTC
A user who has no roles or permissions can still view task's details both through the web UI and through api, if the user knows the UUID of the task.

This was introduced in foreman-tasks@79a0e2cb5, before this commit tasks were looked up through find_resource which performed authorization checks. After this change, permissions are bypassed.

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Comment 2 Tomer Brisker 2019-07-15 15:59:36 UTC
This has been fixed upstream in https://github.com/theforeman/foreman-tasks/commit/3104a46cf669ae62f9034e9547cb93cc03384cd9.

Comment 3 Doran Moppert 2019-07-15 23:42:42 UTC
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