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Bug 875294 - (CVE-2012-5509) CVE-2012-5509 aeolus-configserver: aeolus-configserver-setup /tmp file conductor credentials leak
CVE-2012-5509 aeolus-configserver: aeolus-configserver-setup /tmp file conduc...
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 875222 891393
Blocks: 883745 906635
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Reported: 2012-11-10 02:39 EST by Kurt Seifried
Modified: 2014-09-08 02:54 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2014-03-14 23:55:23 EDT
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Description Kurt Seifried 2012-11-10 02:39:35 EST
Aaron Weitekamp of Red Hat reports:

Description of problem:
aeolus-configserver-setup leaves /tmp file that contains key/secret credentials. File is chmod 755.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
[root@10-16-120-239 ~]# rpm -qa |grep aeolus

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. run `aeolus-configserver-setup`
2. search for file in /tmp `ls -ltr /tmp`

Actual results:
file /tmp/tmp.[random_string] exists with credentials

Expected results:
remove /tmp file.
Comment 2 Murray McAllister 2013-02-13 18:36:32 EST

This issue was discovered by Aaron Weitekamp of the Red Hat Cloud Quality Engineering team.
Comment 3 errata-xmlrpc 2013-02-21 14:08:16 EST
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  CloudForms for RHEL 6

Via RHSA-2013:0545

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