Upstream information

CVE-2013-3709 at MITRE


WebYaST 1.3 uses weak permissions for config/initializers/secret_token.rb, which allows local users to gain privileges by reading the Rails secret token from this file.

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 7.2
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 851116 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Lifecycle Management Server 1.3
  • webyast-base >=
  • webyast-base-branding-default >=
SUSE Studio Onsite 1.3
  • webyast-base >=
  • webyast-base-branding-default >=
SUSE WebYast 1.3
  • webyast-base >=
  • webyast-base-branding-default >=

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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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
SUSE Lifecycle Management Server 1.3 webyast-base Released
SUSE Studio Onsite 1.3 webyast-base Released
WebYaST for SLE-11 webyast-base Released

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Fri Nov 22 02:41:24 2013
CVE page last modified: Sat Nov 5 11:59:56 2022