Bug 1940990 (CVE-2021-3457) - CVE-2021-3457 smart_proxy_shellhooks: unauthorized users can execute actions that should be reserved for foreman
Summary: CVE-2021-3457 smart_proxy_shellhooks: unauthorized users can execute actions ...
Alias: CVE-2021-3457
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Blocks: 1940908 1941509
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2021-03-19 17:30 UTC by Yadnyawalk Tale
Modified: 2021-12-14 18:47 UTC (History)
13 users (show)

Fixed In Version: smart_proxy_shellhooks 0.9.2
Doc Type: ---
Doc Text:
An improper authorization handling flaw was found in Foreman. The Shellhooks plugin for the smart-proxy allows Foreman clients to execute actions that should be limited to the Foreman Server. This flaw allows an authenticated local attacker to access and delete limited resources and also causes a denial of service on the Foreman server. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to integrity and system availability.
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Last Closed: 2021-03-30 11:35:09 UTC

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Description Yadnyawalk Tale 2021-03-19 17:30:52 UTC
On Foreman, Shellhooks plugin for smart-proxy introduce a flaw which allows any client to perform actions of Foreman Server.

Comment 1 Yadnyawalk Tale 2021-03-19 17:30:57 UTC

Name: Evgeni Golov (Red Hat)
Upstream: Foreman project

Comment 6 RaTasha Tillery-Smith 2021-03-22 17:48:03 UTC

Red Hat Satellite 6 does not ship the smart_proxy_shellhooks plugin, which is affected by the vulnerability. This flaw affects upstream Foreman only.

Comment 7 RaTasha Tillery-Smith 2021-03-22 17:48:04 UTC

To mitigate the flaw, disable the smart_proxy_shellhooks plugin from the Server.

Comment 8 Product Security DevOps Team 2021-03-30 11:35:09 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):


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