Upstream information

CVE-2022-21944 at MITRE


A UNIX Symbolic Link (Symlink) Following vulnerability in the systemd service file for watchman of openSUSE Backports SLE-15-SP3, Factory allows local attackers to escalate to root. This issue affects: openSUSE Backports SLE-15-SP3 watchman versions prior to 4.9.0. openSUSE Factory watchman versions prior to 4.9.0-9.1.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.2
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.8 7.8
Attack Vector Local Local
Attack Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required Low Low
User Interaction None None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High High
Integrity Impact High High
Availability Impact High High
CVSSv3 Version 3.1 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1194470 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Package Hub 15 SP3
  • python3-watchman >= 1.4.0-bp153.2.3.1
  • watchman >= 4.9.0-bp153.2.3.1
openSUSE Leap 15.3
  • python3-watchman >= 1.4.0-bp153.2.3.1
  • watchman >= 4.9.0-bp153.2.3.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • python3-watchman >= 1.4.0-6.1
  • watchman >= 4.9.0-6.1

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Mon Jan 10 16:00:33 2022
CVE page last modified: Sun Jun 16 02:15:24 2024