Upstream information

CVE-2015-5224 at MITRE

Description

The mkostemp function in login-utils in util-linux when used incorrectly allows remote attackers to cause file name collision and possibly other attacks.

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 SUSE
Base Score 7.5 2.6
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network Local
Access Complexity Low High
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Partial None
Integrity Impact Partial Partial
Availability Impact Partial Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 943012 [RESOLVED]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.


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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 util-linux Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 util-linux Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 util-linux Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 GA util-linux Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP2 util-linux Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP3 util-linux Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 util-linux Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 GA util-linux Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 util-linux Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS util-linux Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 util-linux Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 util-linux Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA util-linux Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP2 util-linux Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP3 util-linux Not affected