CVE-2019-13033

NameCVE-2019-13033
DescriptionIn CISOfy Lynis 2.x through 2.7.5, the license key can be obtained by looking at the process list when a data upload is being performed. This license can be used to upload data to a central Lynis server. Although no data can be extracted by knowing the license key, it may be possible to upload the data of additional scans.
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)
ReferencesDLA-2253-1
NVD severitylow
Debian Bugs963161

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
lynis (PTS)stretch2.4.0-1vulnerable
buster2.6.2-1vulnerable
bullseye, sid3.0.0-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
lynissourcejessie1.6.3-1+deb8u1DLA-2253-1
lynissource(unstable)3.0.0-1unimportant963161

Notes

https://cisofy.com/security/cve/cve-2019-13033/
https://github.com/CISOfy/lynis/commit/3b9eda53cc20e851c4456618f027bc9ea794ad30
Enabling license system in the packaged version is possible, but enabling it
makes little sense as users will end-up quitting on all the extra tests that
are not opensourced (and only present in the enterprise version).

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