Upstream information

CVE-2011-4953 at MITRE


The set_mgmt_parameters function in in cobbler before 2.2.2 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors related to the use of the yaml.load function instead of the yaml.safe_load function, as demonstrated using Puppet.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.8
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 757062 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1-CLIENT-TOOLS
  • koan >= 2.0.10-0.34.1
SUSE Package Hub for SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 SP2
  • cobbler >= 3.1.2-bp152.4.3.1
  • cobbler-tests >= 3.1.2-bp152.4.3.1
  • cobbler-web >= 3.1.2-bp152.4.3.1
openSUSE Leap 15.2
  • cobbler >= 3.1.2-lp152.6.3.1
  • cobbler-tests >= 3.1.2-lp152.6.3.1
  • cobbler-web >= 3.1.2-lp152.6.3.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • cobbler >=
  • cobbler-tests >=
  • koan >= 3.0.1-1.2
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA cobbler-
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA koan-3.0.1-1.2

First public cloud image revisions this CVE is fixed in:

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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 Released
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 cobbler Already fixed
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 cobbler Already fixed