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By the Year

In 2023 there have been 1 vulnerability in Red Hat Insights Client with an average score of 7.8 out of ten. Insights Client did not have any published security vulnerabilities last year. That is, 1 more vulnerability have already been reported in 2023 as compared to last year.

Year Vulnerabilities Average Score
2023 1 7.80
2022 0 0.00
2021 0 0.00
2020 0 0.00
2019 0 0.00
2018 0 0.00

It may take a day or so for new Insights Client vulnerabilities to show up in the stats or in the list of recent security vulnerabilties. Additionally vulnerabilities may be tagged under a different product or component name.

Recent Red Hat Insights Client Security Vulnerabilities

A vulnerability was found in insights-client

CVE-2023-3972 7.8 - High - November 01, 2023

A vulnerability was found in insights-client. This security issue occurs because of insecure file operations or unsafe handling of temporary files and directories that lead to local privilege escalation. Before the insights-client has been registered on the system by root, an unprivileged local user or attacker could create the /var/tmp/insights-client directory (owning the directory with read, write, and execute permissions) on the system. After the insights-client is registered by root, an attacker could then control the directory content that insights are using by putting malicious scripts into it and executing arbitrary code as root (trivially bypassing SELinux protections because insights processes are allowed to disable SELinux system-wide).

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