DSA-2020-183: RSA® Authentication Agent for PAM Uncontrolled Search Path Vulnerability
Dell EMC Identifier:
RSA® Authentication Agent for PAM version 188.8.131.52 and earlier
RSA Authentication Agent for PAM contains an Uncontrolled Search Path vulnerability.
The RSA Authentication Agent for PAM has been updated to address the following vulnerability:
RSA® Authentication Agent for PAM version 184.108.40.206 and earlier contains an Uncontrolled Search Path vulnerability. A remote authenticated malicious user could potentially exploit this vulnerability to elevate privileges to the root user.
CVSSv3 Base Score 8.8 High (AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
The following RSA Authentication Agent for PAM release contains resolutions to these vulnerabilities:
RSA® Authentication Agent for PAM version 220.127.116.11 and later
RSA recommends all customers upgrade at the earliest opportunity.
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Dell would like to thank Casper Dik for reporting this issue.
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