Upstream information

CVE-2009-4411 at MITRE

Description

The (1) setfacl and (2) getfacl commands in XFS acl 2.2.47, when running in recursive (-R) mode, follow symbolic links even when the --physical (aka -P) or -L option is specified, which might allow local users to modify the ACL for arbitrary files or directories via a symlink attack.

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 3.7
Vector AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 567090 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11
  • acl >= 2.2.47-30.5.1
  • libacl >= 2.2.47-30.5.1
  • libacl-32bit >= 2.2.47-30.5.1
  • libacl-x86 >= 2.2.47-30.5.1
Patchnames:
slessp0-acl
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11
  • acl >= 2.2.47-30.5.1
  • libacl >= 2.2.47-30.5.1
  • libacl-32bit >= 2.2.47-30.5.1
  • libacl-x86 >= 2.2.47-30.5.1
Patchnames:
slessp0-acl
openSUSE 11.0
  • acl-debuginfo >= 2.2.47-6.3
  • acl-debugsource >= 2.2.47-6.3
openSUSE 11.0
  • acl >= 2.2.47-6.3
  • libacl >= 2.2.47-6.3
  • libacl-32bit >= 2.2.47-6.3
  • libacl-64bit >= 2.2.47-6.3
  • libacl-devel >= 2.2.47-6.3
  • libacl-devel-64bit >= 2.2.47-6.3
openSUSE 11.1
  • acl-debuginfo >= 2.2.47-27.10.1
  • acl-debugsource >= 2.2.47-27.10.1
openSUSE 11.1
  • acl >= 2.2.47-27.10.1
  • libacl >= 2.2.47-27.10.1
  • libacl-32bit >= 2.2.47-27.10.1
  • libacl-64bit >= 2.2.47-27.10.1
  • libacl-devel >= 2.2.47-27.10.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 GA
  • libacl-devel >= 2.2.47-30.5.1
sle11-debuginfo.ia64
sles11.x86
sles11.s390x
sles11.ppc
sle11-debuginfo.x86-64
sle11-debuginfo.ppc
sles11.x86-64
sle11-debuginfo.x86
sles11.ia64
sle11-debuginfo.s390x
SAT Patch Nr: 1804
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 GA
  • libacl-devel >= 2.2.47-30.5.1
  • libacl-devel-32bit >= 2.2.47-30.5.1
sle11-debuginfo.ia64
sles11.x86
sles11.s390x
sles11.ppc
sle11-debuginfo.x86-64
sle11-debuginfo.ppc
sles11.x86-64
sle11-debuginfo.x86
sles11.ia64
sle11-debuginfo.s390x
SAT Patch Nr: 1804
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 GA
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 GA
  • acl >= 2.2.47-30.5.1
  • libacl >= 2.2.47-30.5.1
sle11-debuginfo.ia64
sles11.x86
sles11.s390x
sles11.ppc
sle11-debuginfo.x86-64
sle11-debuginfo.ppc
sles11.x86-64
sle11-debuginfo.x86
sles11.ia64
sle11-debuginfo.s390x
SAT Patch Nr: 1804
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 GA
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 GA
  • acl >= 2.2.47-30.5.1
  • libacl >= 2.2.47-30.5.1
  • libacl-32bit >= 2.2.47-30.5.1
sle11-debuginfo.ia64
sles11.x86
sles11.s390x
sles11.ppc
sle11-debuginfo.x86-64
sle11-debuginfo.ppc
sles11.x86-64
sle11-debuginfo.x86
sles11.ia64
sle11-debuginfo.s390x
SAT Patch Nr: 1804
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 GA
  • acl >= 2.2.47-30.5.1
  • libacl >= 2.2.47-30.5.1
  • libacl-x86 >= 2.2.47-30.5.1
sle11-debuginfo.ia64
sles11.x86
sles11.s390x
sles11.ppc
sle11-debuginfo.x86-64
sle11-debuginfo.ppc
sles11.x86-64
sle11-debuginfo.x86
sles11.ia64
sle11-debuginfo.s390x
SAT Patch Nr: 1804


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.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 GA acl Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 GA acl Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 LTSS acl Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 GA acl Released