Upstream information

CVE-2010-2198 at MITRE

Description

lib/fsm.c in RPM 4.8.0 and earlier does not properly reset the metadata of an executable file during replacement of the file in an RPM package upgrade or deletion of the file in an RPM package removal, which might allow local users to gain privileges or bypass intended access restrictions by creating a hard link to a vulnerable file that has (1) POSIX file capabilities or (2) SELinux context information, a related issue to CVE-2010-2059.

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 entry: 610941 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP3 rpm Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 GA rpm Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 rpm Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 GA rpm Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP1 rpm Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3 rpm Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 GA 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 AIO 11 SP1 rpm Released
SUSE Studio Onsite 1.3 rpm Released