CVE-2014-1838
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP3
CVE-2014-1838, security advisory, novell, suse linux, suse, security, cve

CVE-2014-1838

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures

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Upstream information

CVE-2014-1838 at MITRE

Description

The (1) extract_keys_from_pdf and (2) fill_pdf functions in pdf_ext.py in logilab-commons before 0.61.0 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files and possibly have other unspecified impact via a symlink attack on /tmp/toto.fdf.

SUSE information

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.38
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

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 861822 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP3
  • python-logilab-common >= 0.56.2-1.9.1
Patchnames:
sdksp3-python-logilab-common
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP3
  • python-logilab-common >= 0.56.2-1.9.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 8909
openSUSE 12.3
  • python-logilab-common >= 0.58.0-4.4.1
  • python3-logilab-common >= 0.58.0-4.4.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2014-175
openSUSE 13.1
  • python-logilab-common >= 0.58.0-7.4.1
  • python3-logilab-common >= 0.58.0-4.4.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2014-175