CVE-2017-14610

NameCVE-2017-14610
Descriptionbareos-dir, bareos-fd, and bareos-sd in bareos-core in Bareos 16.2.6 and earlier create a PID file after dropping privileges to a non-root account, which might allow local users to kill arbitrary processes by leveraging access to this non-root account for PID file modification before a root script executes a "kill `cat /pathname`" command.
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 severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs877334

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
bareos (PTS)jessie14.2.1+20141017gitc6c5b56-3+deb8u3vulnerable
stretch16.2.4-3+deb9u1vulnerable
buster, sid16.2.6-3vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
bareossource(unstable)(unfixed)medium877334

Notes

[stretch] - bareos <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - bareos <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://bugs.bareos.org/view.php?id=847

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