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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Condor Vendors:   University of Wisconsin-Madison
Condor Host-based Access Controls Can Be Bypased By Remote Users
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1027395
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1027395
CVE Reference:   CVE-2012-3416   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 14 2012
Impact:   User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 7.8.2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Condor. A remote user can bypass host-based access controls.

On systems that use host-based authentication, a remote user with control over the reverse-DNS entry of an IP host can bypass the target site's host-based authentication and perform privileged actions (e.g., ALLOW_ADMINISTRATOR or ALLOW_WRITE privileged actions).

Ken Hahn and Dan Bradley reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can bypass host-based access controls.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (7.8.2).
Vendor URL:  research.cs.wisc.edu/condor/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Aug 14 2012 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Condor Host-based Access Controls Can Be Bypased By Remote Users
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
Aug 14 2012 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Condor Host-based Access Controls Can Be Bypased By Remote Users
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.



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