Upstream information

CVE-2011-3590 at MITRE

Description

The Red Hat mkdumprd script for kexec-tools, as distributed in the kexec-tools 1.x before 1.102pre-154 and 2.x before 2.0.0-209 packages in Red Hat Enterprise Linux, includes all of root's SSH private keys within a vmcore file, which allows context-dependent attackers to obtain sensitive information by inspecting the file content.

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 5.7
Vector AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Adjacent Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 722440 [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 11 SP1 kdump Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 kdump Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS kdump Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP AIO 11 SP1 kdump Released