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Vulnerability of BMC Patrol: privilege escalation via mcmnm

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via mcmnm of BMC Patrol, in order to escalate his privileges.
Impacted products: PATROL.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Creation date: 23/08/2017.
Références of this threat: CVE-2017-13130, VIGILANCE-VUL-23595.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via mcmnm of BMC Patrol, in order to escalate his privileges.
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This weakness bulletin impacts software or systems such as PATROL.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer weakness is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user shell.

A proof of concept or an attack tool is available, so your teams have to process this alert. An attacker with a technician ability can exploit this vulnerability announce.

Solutions for this threat 

BMC Patrol: workaround for mcmnm.
A workaround is to remove the suid bit of /opt/BMCS/mq/bin/mcmnm.
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