Bug 2129904 (CVE-2022-3287) - CVE-2022-3287 fwupd: world readable password in /etc/fwupd/redfish.conf
Summary: CVE-2022-3287 fwupd: world readable password in /etc/fwupd/redfish.conf
Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2022-3287
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: 2129280 2128810
Blocks: 2129378
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Reported: 2022-09-26 15:15 UTC by Mauro Matteo Cascella
Modified: 2022-09-28 13:15 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: fwupd 1.8.5
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A flaw was found in fwupd. When creating an OPERATOR user account on the BMC, the redfish plugin saved the auto-generated password to /etc/fwupd/redfish.conf without proper restriction, allowing any user on the system to read the same configuration file.
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Description Mauro Matteo Cascella 2022-09-26 15:15:17 UTC
When the redfish plugin automatically creates an OPERATOR user account on the BMC we save the autogenerated password to /etc/fwupd/redfish.conf, ensuring it is chmod'ed to 0660 before writing the file with g_key_file_save_to_file(). The GLib in RHEL 9 versions instead calls g_file_set_contents_full() with the mode hardcoded to 0666, which undoes the previous chmod().

Comment 2 Mauro Matteo Cascella 2022-09-28 12:42:38 UTC
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