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Vulnerability of BMC Patrol: privilege escalation via virsh

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via virsh of BMC Patrol, in order to escalate his privileges.
Vulnerable products: PATROL, ProactiveNet Performance Management.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Creation date: 05/12/2016.
Références of this bulletin: CVE-2016-9638, VIGILANCE-VUL-21264.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via virsh of BMC Patrol, in order to escalate his privileges.
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This cybersecurity note impacts software or systems such as PATROL, ProactiveNet Performance Management.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer weakness announce 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 cybersecurity vulnerability.

Solutions for this threat 

BMC Patrol: patch UNIX KM 9.13.10.02.
A patch is available
  UNIX KM 9.13.10.02
  https://www.bmc.com/
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