Upstream information

CVE-2014-4040 at MITRE

Description

snap in powerpc-utils 1.2.20 produces an archive with fstab and yaboot.conf files potentially containing cleartext passwords, and lacks a warning about reviewing this archive to detect included passwords, which might allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive information by leveraging access to a technical-support data stream.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 883174 [NEEDINFO]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
  • powerpc-utils >= 1.2.16-0.13.1
Patchnames:
slessp3-powerpc-utils
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • powerpc-utils >= 1.2.22-2.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 GA powerpc-utils
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12
  • powerpc-utils >= 1.2.22-7.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-57
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1
  • powerpc-utils >= 1.2.26-6.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 GA powerpc-utils
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2
  • powerpc-utils >= 1.3.2-17.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 GA powerpc-utils
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3
  • powerpc-utils >= 1.3.3-5.3
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 GA powerpc-utils
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP3
  • powerpc-utils >= 1.2.16-0.13.1
Patchnames:
slessp3-powerpc-utils
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12
  • powerpc-utils >= 1.2.22-7.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-57
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
  • powerpc-utils >= 1.2.16-0.13.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 9727


Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 powerpc-utils Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA powerpc-utils Released