Upstream information

CVE-2010-1160 at MITRE


GNU nano before 2.2.4 does not verify whether a file has been changed before it is overwritten in a file-save operation, which allows local user-assisted attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on an attacker-owned file that is being edited by the victim.

SUSE information

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

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 1.9
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 596831 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • nano >= 2.9.6-lp150.1.1
  • nano-lang >= 2.9.6-lp150.1.1
openSUSE Leap 15.0 GA nano-2.9.6-lp150.1.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • nano >= 2.7.1-1.1
  • nano-lang >= 2.7.1-1.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA nano-2.7.1-1.1

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Tue Jul 9 16:56:41 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:53 2022