Open Build Service up to 0.5.3-1.0 set_version input validation

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in Open Build Service up to 0.5.3-1.0. This vulnerability affects some unknown functionality of the file set_version. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a input validation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-20. The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

The set_version script as shipped with obs-service-set_version is a source validator for the Open Build Service (OBS). In versions prior to 0.5.3-1.1 this script did not properly sanitize the input provided by the user, allowing for code execution on the executing server.

The bug was discovered 03/05/2014. The weakness was released 06/08/2018 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability was named CVE-2014-0593 since 12/28/2013. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 1556 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

Upgrading to version 0.5.3-1.1 eliminates this vulnerability.

Entry connected to this vulnerability is available at VDB-119297.





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Class: Input validation

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Upgrade: Open Build Service 0.5.3-1.1


12/28/2013 🔍
03/05/2014 +67 days 🔍
06/08/2018 +1555 days 🔍
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06/09/2018 +1 days 🔍
03/22/2023 +1747 days 🔍


Advisory: 10d5bddcea29f74a175f7f550924bf6407e52e93
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CVE: CVE-2014-0593 (🔍)
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Created: 06/09/2018 10:29 AM
Updated: 03/22/2023 10:02 AM
Changes: 06/09/2018 10:29 AM (59), 02/17/2020 03:33 PM (1), 03/22/2023 10:02 AM (5)
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