Upstream information

CVE-2010-1161 at MITRE


Race condition in GNU nano before 2.2.4, when run by root to edit a file that is not owned by root, allows local user-assisted attackers to change the ownership of arbitrary files via vectors related to the creation of backup files.

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 3.7
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: 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 16:56:42 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:53 2022