Upstream information

CVE-2016-4444 at MITRE


The allow_execmod plugin for setroubleshoot before 3.2.23 allows local users to execute arbitrary commands by triggering an execmod SELinux denial with a crafted binary filename, related to the commands.getstatusoutput function.

SUSE information

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

This issue is currently rated as having important 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
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
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 983452 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 984780 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Liberty Linux 7
  • setroubleshoot >= 3.2.24-4.el7_2
  • setroubleshoot-plugins >= 3.0.59-2.el7_2
  • setroubleshoot-server >= 3.2.24-4.el7_2

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Wed Jun 15 15:00:58 2016
CVE page last modified: Mon Oct 30 17:23:41 2023