Upstream information

CVE-2017-16933 at MITRE


etc/initsystem/prepare-dirs in Icinga 2.x through 2.8.1 has a chown call for a filename in a user-writable directory, which allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging access to the $ICINGA2_USER account for creation of a link.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Running

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.9
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1086673 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1086676 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • icinga2 >= 2.13.1-1.3
  • icinga2-bin >= 2.13.1-1.3
  • icinga2-common >= 2.13.1-1.3
  • icinga2-doc >= 2.13.1-1.3
  • icinga2-ido-mysql >= 2.13.1-1.3
  • icinga2-ido-pgsql >= 2.13.1-1.3
  • nano-icinga2 >= 2.13.1-1.3
  • vim-icinga2 >= 2.13.1-1.3
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA icinga2-2.13.1-1.3

Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for HPC 12 icinga2 In progress