VDB-116977 · CVE-2018-1106 · Qualys 277279

PackageKit up to 1.1.9 improper authentication

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A vulnerability has been found in PackageKit up to 1.1.9 and classified as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown function. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a weak authentication vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-287. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 04/23/2018. The weakness was disclosed 04/23/2018 (oss-sec). The advisory is shared at openwall.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2018-1106 since 12/04/2017. The exploitation appears to be easy. An attack has to be approached locally. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 109338 (RHEL 7 : PackageKit (RHSA-2018:1224)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Red Hat Local Security Checks and running in the context local. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 277279 (Fedora Security Update for PackageKit (FEDORA-2018-a3b7c7eb79)).

Upgrading to version 1.1.10 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published 1 days after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (109338).

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.4
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.2

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.1
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Class: Weak authentication
CWE: CWE-287
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Nessus ID: 109338
Nessus Name: RHEL 7 : PackageKit (RHSA-2018:1224)
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OpenVAS ID: 60619
OpenVAS Name: SuSE Update for PackageKit openSUSE-SU-2018:1049-1 (PackageKit)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: PackageKit 1.1.10

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Advisory: openwall.com
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2018-1106 (🔍)
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Created: 04/24/2018 08:55 AM
Updated: 01/30/2020 04:43 PM
Changes: (2) vulnerability_discoverydate countermeasure_date
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