Upstream information

CVE-2013-3713 at MITRE


The image creation configuration in aaa_base before 16.26.1 for openSUSE 13.1 KDE adds the root user to the "users" group when installing from a live image, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information and possibly have other unspecified impacts, as demonstrated by reading /etc/shadow.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.4
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 843230 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE 13.1
  • aaa_base >= 13.1-16.26.1
  • aaa_base-debuginfo >= 13.1-16.26.1
  • aaa_base-debugsource >= 13.1-16.26.1
  • aaa_base-extras >= 13.1-16.26.1
  • aaa_base-malloccheck >= 13.1-16.26.1