Upstream information

CVE-2011-1551 at MITRE


SUSE openSUSE Factory assigns ownership of the /var/log/cobbler/ directory tree to the web-service user account, which might allow local users to gain privileges by leveraging access to this account during root filesystem operations by the Cobbler daemon.

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 6.9
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 678433 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 cobbler Already fixed
SUSE Manager Client Tools for SLE 12 cobbler Already fixed
SUSE Manager Client Tools for SLE 15 koan Already fixed
SUSE Manager Server cobbler Affected
SUSE Manager Server 4.0 Module cobbler In progress
SUSE Manager Server 4.1 Module cobbler In progress
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 cobbler Already fixed
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 cobbler Already fixed