Upstream information

CVE-2008-4936 at MITRE

Description

faxspool in mgetty 1.1.36 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a /tmp/faxsp.##### temporary file.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.9
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 442596 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12
  • g3utils >= 1.1.36-54.100
  • mgetty >= 1.1.36-54.100
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 GA g3utils-1.1.36-54.100
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
  • g3utils >= 1.1.36-26.31
  • mgetty >= 1.1.36-26.31
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 GA g3utils-1.1.36-26.31
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • g3utils >= 1.1.36-26.31
  • mgetty >= 1.1.36-26.31
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 GA g3utils-1.1.36-26.31
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
  • g3utils >= 1.1.36-26.31
  • mgetty >= 1.1.36-26.31
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 GA g3utils-1.1.36-26.31
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • g3utils >= 1.1.36-26.31
  • mgetty >= 1.1.36-26.31
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 GA g3utils-1.1.36-26.31
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12
  • g3utils >= 1.1.36-54.75
  • mgetty >= 1.1.36-54.75
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA g3utils-1.1.36-54.100
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • >=
Patchnames:
openSUSE-Tumbleweed-2024:11047


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification. The updates are grouped by state of their lifecycle. SUSE product lifecycles are documented on the lifecycle page.

Product(s) Source package State
Products under general support and receiving all security fixes.
SUSE Enterprise Storage 7.1 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP5 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP6 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP5 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP6 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP5 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP6 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP5 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP6 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP5 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP6 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.3 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.3 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Manager Server 4.3 mgetty Already fixed
Products under Long Term Service Pack support and receiving important and critical security fixes.
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP4 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2-ESPOS mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2-LTSS mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3-ESPOS mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3-LTSS mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP4 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP4-ESPOS mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP4-LTSS mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP2 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP3 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP4 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2-LTSS mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3-LTSS mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP4 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP4-LTSS mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-ESPOS mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Business Critical Linux 15 SP1 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP3 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP4 mgetty Already fixed
Products past their end of life and not receiving proactive updates anymore.
SUSE CaaS Platform 4.0 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Enterprise Storage 6 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Enterprise Storage 7 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP1 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP2 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP3 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1-ESPOS mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1-LTSS mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-ESPOS mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-LTSS mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP1 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP2 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP3 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP4 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1-BCL mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1-LTSS mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2-BCL mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3-BCL mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-LTSS mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.1 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.2 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.1 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.2 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Manager Server 4.0 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Manager Server 4.1 mgetty Already fixed
SUSE Manager Server 4.2 mgetty Already fixed


SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Tue Jul 9 18:32:06 2013
CVE page last modified: Sat Jun 15 17:41:45 2024