Ceph up to 10.0.0 RGW URL 7pk security

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A vulnerability was found in Ceph up to 10.0.0. It has been rated as critical. This issue affects an unknown code block of the component RGW. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a 7pk security vulnerability (URL). Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-254. Impacted is confidentiality. The summary by CVE is:

The RGW code in Ceph before 10.0.1, when authenticated-read ACL is applied to a bucket, allows remote attackers to list the bucket contents via a URL.

The weakness was released 10/03/2016 (Website). The advisory is shared at docs.ceph.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2016-7031 since 08/23/2016. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1211 for this issue.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 103815 (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : ceph vulnerabilities (USN-3452-1)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Ubuntu Local Security Checks and running in the context l. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 196943 (Ubuntu Security Notification for Ceph Vulnerabilities (USN-3452-1)).

Upgrading to version 10.0.1 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published 2 years after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (103815).




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Name: URL
Class: 7pk security / URL
CWE: CWE-254

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 103815
Nessus Name: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : ceph vulnerabilities (USN-3452-1)
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OpenVAS ID: 841810
OpenVAS Name: Ubuntu Update for ceph USN-3452-1
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Ceph 10.0.1
Patch: github.com


08/23/2016 🔍
09/23/2016 +31 days 🔍
10/03/2016 +10 days 🔍
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10/04/2016 +1 days 🔍
10/11/2017 +372 days 🔍
10/12/2017 +1 days 🔍
09/22/2022 +1806 days 🔍


Advisory: USN-3452-1
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CVE: CVE-2016-7031 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 93240 - Red Hat Ceph CVE-2016-7031 Security Bypass Vulnerability


Created: 10/04/2016 10:30 AM
Updated: 09/22/2022 07:54 AM
Changes: 10/04/2016 10:30 AM (65), 04/30/2019 04:06 PM (14), 09/22/2022 07:41 AM (5), 09/22/2022 07:47 AM (1), 09/22/2022 07:54 AM (1)
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