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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-3364

Incomplete blacklist vulnerability in the svEscape function in settings/plugins/ifcfg-rh/shvar.c in the ifcfg-rh plug-in for GNOME NetworkManager 0.9.1, 0.9.0, 0.8.1, and possibly other versions, when PolicyKit is configured to allow users to create new connections, allows local users to execute arbitrary commands via a newline character in the name for a new network connection, which is not properly handled when writing to the ifcfg file.
Publish Date : 2011-11-04 Last Update Date : 2012-01-18
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.9
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important
6.9
AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C 2011-09-11 2011-09-26
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ELSA-2011:1338: NetworkManager security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23284 unix
RHSA-2011:1338: NetworkManager security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20111338 unix
RHSA-2011:1338: NetworkManager security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21932 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2011-3364

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Gnome Ifcfg-rh Plug-in Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Gnome Networkmanager 0.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Gnome Networkmanager 0.9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Gnome Networkmanager 0.9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Gnome Ifcfg-rh Plug-in 1
Gnome Networkmanager 3

- References For CVE-2011-3364

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:171
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2011:171
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-1338.html
REDHAT RHSA-2011:1338
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-September/066828.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2011-13425
http://xorl.wordpress.com/2011/10/09/cve-2011-3364-gnome-networkmanager-local-privilege-escalation/
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=737338

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-3364

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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