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computer threat note CVE-2017-2663

Red Hat Subscription Manager: privilege escalation via Dbus

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Dbus of Red Hat Subscription Manager, in order to escalate his privileges.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Creation date: 15/11/2018.
Références of this bulletin: CVE-2017-2663, FEDORA-2018-075821dc8f, FEDORA-2018-91ba32a0ff, FEDORA-2018-a675aa39fc, VIGILANCE-VUL-27792.
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Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Dbus of Red Hat Subscription Manager, in order to escalate his privileges.
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This weakness alert impacts software or systems such as Fedora.

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

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

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this security bulletin.

Solutions for this threat

Fedora: new subscription-manager packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 27: subscription-manager 1.24.2-1.fc27
  Fedora 28: subscription-manager 1.24.2-1.fc28
  Fedora 29: subscription-manager 1.24.2-1.fc29
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