Upstream information

CVE-2015-1197 at MITRE

Description

cpio 2.11, when using the --no-absolute-filenames option, allows local users to write to arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a file in an archive.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 1.9
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1077990 [RESOLVED / DUPLICATE], 913677 [RESOLVED]

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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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 cpio Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 cpio Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 GA cpio Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 cpio Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS cpio Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 cpio Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA cpio Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP2 cpio Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP3 cpio Not affected