Upstream information

CVE-2015-4155 at MITRE


GNU Parallel before 20150422, when using (1) --pipe, (2) --tmux, (3) --cat, (4) --fifo, or (5) --compress, allows local users to write to arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a temporary file.

SUSE information

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

This issue is currently not rated by SUSE as it is not affecting the SUSE Enterprise products.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 3.6
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 928664 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 932143 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Sun Apr 26 22:24:54 2015
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:47:10 2022