CloudForms up to 4.0 ManageIQ access control

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A vulnerability has been found in CloudForms up to 4.0 (Cloud Software) and classified as critical. This vulnerability affects some unknown processing of the component ManageIQ. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-264. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

ManageIQ in CloudForms before 4.1 allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary code.

The bug was discovered 06/29/2016. The weakness was released 06/08/2017 as Bug 1340763 as not defined bug report (Bugzilla). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability was named CVE-2016-4471 since 05/02/2016. The attack can be initiated remotely. Required for exploitation is a single authentication. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1068.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 344 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

Upgrading to version 4.1 eliminates this vulnerability.

Entry connected to this vulnerability is available at VDB-111740.





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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-264

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: CloudForms 4.1


05/02/2016 🔍
06/29/2016 +58 days 🔍
06/08/2017 +344 days 🔍
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06/09/2017 +1 days 🔍
12/08/2022 +2008 days 🔍


Advisory: Bug 1340763
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2016-4471 (🔍)
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Created: 06/09/2017 07:58 AM
Updated: 12/08/2022 10:03 AM
Changes: 06/09/2017 07:58 AM (60), 10/15/2019 12:42 PM (2), 12/08/2022 10:03 AM (4)
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