Upstream information

CVE-2016-1247 at MITRE


The nginx package before 1.6.2-5+deb8u3 on Debian jessie, the nginx packages before 1.4.6-1ubuntu3.6 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, before 1.10.0-0ubuntu0.16.04.3 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, and before 1.10.1-0ubuntu1.1 on Ubuntu 16.10, and the nginx ebuild before 1.10.2-r3 on Gentoo allow local users with access to the web server user account to gain root privileges via a symlink attack on the error log.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.2 5.5
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low Medium
Authentication None Single
Confidentiality Impact Complete Complete
Integrity Impact Complete Partial
Availability Impact Complete Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.8
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1007000 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • ruby2.7-rubygem-passenger >= 6.0.8-3.2
  • ruby3.0-rubygem-passenger >= 6.0.8-3.2
  • rubygem-passenger >= 6.0.8-3.2
  • rubygem-passenger-apache2 >= 6.0.8-3.2
  • rubygem-passenger-nginx >= 6.0.8-3.2
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA ruby2.7-rubygem-passenger-6.0.8-3.2

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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 High Performance Computing 15 LTSS nginx Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15 SP1 nginx Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 LTSS nginx Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server ESPOS 15 nginx Not affected