CVE-2015-3156

NameCVE-2015-3156
DescriptionThe _write_config function in trove/guestagent/datastore/experimental/mongodb/service.py, reset_configuration function in trove/guestagent/datastore/experimental/postgresql/service/config.py, write_config function in trove/guestagent/datastore/experimental/redis/service.py, _write_mycnf function in trove/guestagent/datastore/mysql/service.py, InnoBackupEx::_run_prepare function in trove/guestagent/strategies/restore/mysql_impl.py, InnoBackupEx::cmd function in trove/guestagent/strategies/backup/mysql_impl.py, MySQLDump::cmd in trove/guestagent/strategies/backup/mysql_impl.py, InnoBackupExIncremental::cmd function in trove/guestagent/strategies/backup/mysql_impl.py, _get_actual_db_status function in trove/guestagent/datastore/experimental/cassandra/system.py and trove/guestagent/datastore/experimental/cassandra/service.py, and multiple class CbBackup methods in trove/guestagent/strategies/backup/experimental/couchbase_impl.py in Openstack DBaaS (aka Trove) as packaged in Openstack before 2015.1.0 (aka Kilo) allows local users to write to configuration files via a symlink attack on a temporary file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs787654

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
openstack-trove (PTS)jessie2014.1.3-8vulnerable
stretch1:6.0.0-3vulnerable
buster, sid1:8.0.0-2vulnerable

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
openstack-trovesource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant787654

Notes

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1216073#c1
partially fixed already in 2015.1~rc2-1, cf. #787654
will be completed during kilo release

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