Upstream information

CVE-2009-5023 at MITRE

Description

The (1) dshield.conf, (2) mail-buffered.conf, (3) mynetwatchman.conf, and (4) mynetwatchman.conf actions in action.d/ in Fail2ban before 0.8.5 allows local users to write to arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files with predictable names, as demonstrated by /tmp/fail2ban-mail.txt.

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 4.7
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 690853 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • SuSEfirewall2-fail2ban >= 0.9.5-1.1
  • fail2ban >= 0.9.5-1.1
  • nagios-plugins-fail2ban >= 0.9.5-1.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA SuSEfirewall2-fail2ban-0.9.5-1.1


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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 15 SP4 fail2ban Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP4 fail2ban Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP4 fail2ban Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP4 fail2ban Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP4 fail2ban Already fixed
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.3 fail2ban Already fixed
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.3 fail2ban Already fixed
SUSE Manager Server 4.3 fail2ban Already fixed


SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Fri Jun 28 08:17:05 2013
CVE page last modified: Tue Nov 29 11:53:52 2022