Upstream information

CVE-2021-21372 at MITRE


Nimble is a package manager for the Nim programming language. In Nim release version before versions 1.2.10 and 1.4.4, Nimble doCmd is used in different places and can be leveraged to execute arbitrary commands. An attacker can craft a malicious entry in the packages.json package list to trigger code execution.

SUSE information

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

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1185083 [IN_PROGRESS]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Package Hub for SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 SP2
  • nim >= 1.2.12-bp152.4.3.1
openSUSE Leap 15.2
  • nim >= 1.2.12-lp152.2.3.1
  • nim-debuginfo >= 1.2.12-lp152.2.3.1