VDB-130374 · CVE-2019-7249 · BID 106824

Keybase up to 2.12.5 on MacOS RPC access control

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in Keybase up to 2.12.5 on MacOS. Affected is some unknown processing of the component RPC Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-264. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

In Keybase before 2.12.6 on macOS, the move RPC to the Helper was susceptible to time-to-check-time-to-use bugs and would also allow one user of the system (who didn't have root access) to tamper with another's installs.

The bug was discovered 01/30/2019. The weakness was shared 01/31/2019 (Website). The advisory is available at hackerone.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2019-7249 since 01/31/2019. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. This vulnerability is assigned to T1068 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 1 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

Upgrading to version 2.12.6 eliminates this vulnerability.




CPE 2.3info

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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-264
ATT&CK: T1068

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Keybase 2.12.6


01/30/2019 🔍
01/31/2019 +1 days 🔍
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02/01/2019 +1 days 🔍
07/04/2023 +1614 days 🔍


Advisory: hackerone.com
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2019-7249 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 106824


Created: 02/01/2019 08:10 AM
Updated: 07/04/2023 10:00 AM
Changes: 02/01/2019 08:10 AM (58), 05/07/2020 09:53 AM (1), 07/04/2023 10:00 AM (4)
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