Upstream information

CVE-2014-8991 at MITRE


pip 1.3 through 1.5.6 allows local users to cause a denial of service (prevention of package installation) by creating a /tmp/pip-build-* file for another user.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Pending

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 2.1
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 907038 [NEW]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15
  • python2-pip >= 10.0.1-1.9
  • python3-pip >= 10.0.1-1.9
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA python2-pip
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • python3-pip >= 10.0.1-lp150.1.2
openSUSE Leap 15.0 GA python3-pip
openSUSE Leap 42.1
  • python3-pip >= 7.1.2-4.5
openSUSE Leap 42.1 GA python3-pip
openSUSE Leap 42.2
  • python3-pip >= 7.1.2-5.3
openSUSE Leap 42.2 GA python3-pip
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • python3-pip >= 7.1.2-7.1
openSUSE Leap 42.3 GA python3-pip
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • python-pip >= 8.1.2-1.2
  • python3-pip >= 9.0.1-1.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA python-pip

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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 Cloud 11.3 python-pip Affected
SUSE Cloud 4 python-pip Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 12 python-pip Affected