Bug #10829

CVE-2015-3235 - edit_users permission allows changing of admin passwords

Added by Dominic Cleal over 2 years ago. Updated over 2 years ago.

Status:Closed
Priority:High
Assigned To:Shlomi Zadok
Category:Authorization
Target version:-
Difficulty: Bugzilla link:1233084
Found in release: Pull request:https://github.com/theforeman/foreman/pull/2465
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Release1.9.0Release relationshipAuto

Description

A user with the edit_users permission (e.g. with the Manager role) is allowed to edit admin users. This allows them to change the password of the admin user's account and gain access to it.

Tracked as CVE-2015-3235.

Mitigation

Change roles of users with the edit_users permission, remove the "Unlimited" flag and set a search query of "admin = false".

Associated revisions

Revision f97fbd6f
Added by Shlomi Zadok over 2 years ago

fixes #10829 - non-admin user cannot update admin password

History

#1 Updated by Shlomi Zadok over 2 years ago

  • Assigned To set to Shlomi Zadok

#2 Updated by The Foreman Bot over 2 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Ready For Testing
  • Pull request https://github.com/theforeman/foreman/pull/2465 added

#3 Updated by Shlomi Zadok over 2 years ago

  • Status changed from Ready For Testing to Closed
  • % Done changed from 0 to 100

#4 Updated by Ohad Levy over 2 years ago

  • Bugzilla link set to 1233084

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