Upstream information

CVE-2011-3616 at MITRE


The getSkillname function in the eve module in Conky 1.8.1 and earlier allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on /tmp/.cesf.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Ignore

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.3
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
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List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15
  • conky >= 1.10.6-1.46
  • conky-doc >= 1.10.6-1.46
  • vim-plugin-conky >= 1.10.6-1.46
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 GA conky
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • conky >= 1.10.4-1.2
  • conky-doc >= 1.10.4-1.2
  • nano-plugin-conky >= 1.10.4-1.2
  • vim-plugin-conky >= 1.10.4-1.2
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA conky