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CVE-2018-14643 (smart_proxy_dynflow): smart_proxy_dynflow gem authentication bypass in Foreman remote execution feature

ADVISORIES

GEM

smart_proxy_dynflow

SEVERITY

CVSS v3: 9.8

CVSS v2: 10.0

PATCHED VERSIONS

  • ~> 0.1.11
  • >= 0.2.1

DESCRIPTION

An authentication bypass flaw was found in the smart_proxy_dynflow component used by Foreman. A malicious attacker can use this flaw to remotely execute arbitrary commands on machines managed by vulnerable Foreman instances, in a highly privileged context.