Bug 2025912 (CVE-2021-44038) - CVE-2021-44038 quagga: unsafe chown/chmod operations may lead to privileges escalation
Summary: CVE-2021-44038 quagga: unsafe chown/chmod operations may lead to privileges e...
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2021-44038
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 2025913
Blocks: 2025914
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2021-11-23 11:30 UTC by Marian Rehak
Modified: 2021-12-06 16:13 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2021-12-06 15:52:26 UTC
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Description Marian Rehak 2021-11-23 11:30:38 UTC
Unsafe chown/chmod operations in the suggested spec file allow users (with control of the non-root-owned directory /etc/quagga) to escalate their privileges to root upon package installation or update.

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https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1191890

Comment 1 Marian Rehak 2021-11-23 11:30:55 UTC
Created quagga tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2025913]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2021-12-06 15:52:24 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2021-44038


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