Upstream information

CVE-2010-2059 at MITRE

Description

lib/fsm.c in RPM 4.8.0 and unspecified 4.7.x and 4.6.x versions, and RPM before 4.4.3, does not properly reset the metadata of an executable file during replacement of the file in an RPM package upgrade, which might allow local users to gain privileges by creating a hard link to a vulnerable (1) setuid or (2) setgid 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 7.2
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 610941 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 641825 [VERIFIED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
  • popt >= 1.7-37.25.1
  • popt-32bit >= 1.7-37.29.33.1
  • popt-x86 >= 1.7-37.29.33.1
  • rpm >= 4.4.2.3-37.25.1
  • rpm-32bit >= 4.4.2.3-37.29.33.1
  • rpm-python >= 4.4.2.3-37.29.35.1
  • rpm-x86 >= 4.4.2.3-37.29.33.1
Patchnames:
slessp1-popt
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11
  • popt >= 1.7-37.18.1
  • popt-32bit >= 1.7-37.18.1
  • popt-x86 >= 1.7-37.18.1
  • rpm >= 4.4.2.3-37.18.1
  • rpm-32bit >= 4.4.2.3-37.18.1
  • rpm-x86 >= 4.4.2.3-37.18.1
Patchnames:
slessp0-popt


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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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
SLED-10-SP3 rpm Released
SLES-10-SP3 rpm Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 rpm Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 rpm Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 rpm Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 rpm Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS rpm Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Business All-in-One 11 SP1 rpm Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 rpm Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP1 rpm Released
SUSE Studio Onsite 1.3 rpm Released