Upstream information

CVE-2020-15692 at MITRE


In Nim 1.2.4, the standard library browsers mishandles the URL argument to browsers.openDefaultBrowser. This argument can be a local file path that will be opened in the default explorer. An attacker can pass one argument to the underlying open command to execute arbitrary registered system commands.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having critical severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 10
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 9.8
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1175334 [IN_PROGRESS]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Package Hub 15 SP3
  • nim >= 1.6.6-bp153.2.3.1
SUSE Package Hub 15 SP4
  • nim >= 1.6.6-bp154.2.3.1
openSUSE Leap 15.3
  • nim >= 1.6.6-bp153.2.3.1
openSUSE Leap 15.4
  • nim >= 1.6.6-bp154.2.3.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • nim >= 1.6.6-3.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA nim-1.6.6-3.1

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Sat Aug 15 01:26:42 2020
CVE page last modified: Tue May 23 17:59:03 2023