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CVE-2024-6126

Cockpit: authenticated user can kill any process when enabling pam_env's user_readenv option

Assignerredhat
Reserved2024-06-18
Published2024-07-03
Updated2024-07-08

Description

A flaw was found in the cockpit package. This flaw allows an authenticated user to kill any process when enabling the pam_env's user_readenv option, which leads to a denial of service (DoS) attack.



LOW: 3.2CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:L

Problem types

Uncontrolled Resource Consumption

Product status

Default status
unknown

Default status
affected

Default status
affected

Timeline

2024-06-18:Reported to Red Hat.
2024-07-03:Made public.

Credits

Red Hat would like to thank Paolo Perego (OpenSUSE) for reporting this issue.

References

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2024-6126 vdb-entry

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2292897 (RHBZ#2292897) issue-tracking

cve.org CVE-2024-6126

nvd.nist.gov CVE-2024-6126

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