Chef Manage add-on, version 1.11.4 and earlier, deserializes cookie data insecurely, which may be leveraged to gain unauthenticated remote code execution.
CWE-502: Deserialization of Untrusted Data - CVE-2016-4326
Chef with the Chef Manage (previously known as 'opscode-manage') add-on enabled deserializes user-provided cookie data without properly validating it first. An unauthenticated attacker can provide specially crafted cookie data that, when deserialized, results in the execution of arbitrary code with the web server's privileges.
A remote, unauthenticated attacker can provide specially crafted cookie data that, when deserialized, will execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the web server.
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Thanks to Henrik Ferdinand Nölscher of Code-White GmbH for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Joel Land.
|Date First Published:||2016-05-17|
|Date Last Updated:||2016-05-17 14:07 UTC|