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Secunia Security Advisory 46973

Secunia Security Advisory 46973
Posted Nov 28, 2011
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - A security issue has been reported in Celery, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to perform certain actions with escalated privileges.

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Secunia Security Advisory 46973

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TITLE:
Celery Argument Processing Privilege Escalation Security Issue

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA46973

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/46973/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=46973

RELEASE DATE:
2011-11-28

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/46973/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/46973/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=46973

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
A security issue has been reported in Celery, which can be exploited
by malicious, local users to perform certain actions with escalated
privileges.

The security issue is caused due to an error when handling certain
arguments passed to the daemon process, which can lead to certain
files being created with insecure permissions. This can be exploited
to send messages or execute code with escalated privileges.

The security issue is reported in versions prior to 2.4.4.

SOLUTION:
Update to version 2.4.4.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Reported by the vendor.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
Celery:
https://github.com/ask/celery/blob/master/docs/sec/CELERYSA-0001.txt
https://github.com/ask/celery/pull/544

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
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Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/advisories/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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