Upstream information

CVE-2019-17365 at MITRE

Description

Nix through 2.3 allows local users to gain access to an arbitrary user's account because the parent directory of the user-profile directories is world writable.

SUSE information

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

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.6
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1154466 [IN_PROGRESS]

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