Upstream information

CVE-2012-2395 at MITRE


Incomplete blacklist vulnerability in in Cobbler 2.2.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in the (1) username or (2) password fields to the power_system method in the xmlrpc API.

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 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 763610 [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 >= 2.0.10-0.38.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP1-CLIENT-TOOLS
  • koan >= 2.0.10-0.38.1
SUSE Manager Client Tools for SLE 11 SP1
  • koan >= 2.0.10-0.38.1
SAT Patch Nr: 6378
SUSE Manager 1.2 for SLE 11 SP1
  • cobbler >= 2.0.10-0.38.1
SAT Patch Nr: 6378
openSUSE 11.4
  • cobbler >= 2.2.1-45.1
  • cobbler-web >= 2.2.1-45.1
  • koan >= 2.2.1-45.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • cobbler >= 2.6.6-4.2
  • cobbler-tests >= 2.6.6-4.2
  • cobbler-web >= 2.6.6-4.2
  • koan >= 2.6.6-4.2
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA cobbler

Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Manager Server 1.2 cobbler Released