Upstream information

CVE-2015-4156 at MITRE

Description

GNU Parallel before 20150522 (Nepal), when using (1) --cat or (2) --fifo with --sshlogin, allows local users to write to arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a temporary file.

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 3.6
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 932143 [RESOLVED]

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