Upstream information

CVE-2023-28144 at MITRE


KDAB Hotspot 1.3.x and 1.4.x through 1.4.1, in a non-default configuration, allows privilege escalation because of race conditions involving symlinks and chown calls.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1209206 [NEW]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • hotspot >= 1.4.1-1.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA hotspot-1.4.1-1.1

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Mon Mar 13 12:30:10 2023
CVE page last modified: Tue May 2 12:05:26 2023