Upstream information

CVE-2019-14868 at MITRE

Description

In ksh version 20120801, a flaw was found in the way it evaluates certain environment variables. An attacker could use this flaw to override or bypass environment restrictions to execute shell commands. Services and applications that allow remote unauthenticated attackers to provide one of those environment variables could allow them to exploit this issue remotely.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.2
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.8 7
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low High
Privileges Required Low Low
User Interaction None None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High High
Integrity Impact High High
Availability Impact High High
CVSSv3 Version 3.1 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1160796 [NEW]

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Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 ksh Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 ksh Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Legacy 12 ksh Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS ksh Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 ksh Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 ksh Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 ksh Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 ksh Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 ksh Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 ksh Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 ksh Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5 ksh Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP4 ksh Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP5 ksh Not affected