Upstream information

CVE-2015-5602 at MITRE

Description

sudoedit in Sudo before 1.8.15 allows local users to gain privileges via a symlink attack on a file whose full path is defined using multiple wildcards in /etc/sudoers, as demonstrated by "/home/*/*/file.txt."

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 7.2
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 917806 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 953359 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX]

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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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 SP1 sudo In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 sudo Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 sudo Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 sudo Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 GA sudo Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 sudo Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 GA sudo Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP1 sudo Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 LTSS sudo Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS sudo Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 sudo Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS sudo Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 sudo Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS sudo Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 sudo Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA sudo Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS sudo Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 sudo Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP2 sudo Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP3 sudo Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP2 sudo Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP3 sudo Released