Upstream information

CVE-2016-1601 at MITRE

Description

yast2-users before 3.1.47, as used in SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 SP1, does not properly set empty password fields in /etc/shadow during an AutoYaST installation when the profile does not contain inst-sys users, which might allow attackers to have unspecified impact via unknown vectors.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having critical severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 10
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 9.8
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 973639 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 974220 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1
  • yast2-users >= 3.1.41.3-9.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-669
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2
  • yast2-users >= 3.1.57-16.7
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 GA yast2-users
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3
  • yast2-users >= 3.2.11-1.47
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 GA yast2-users
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15
  • yast2-users >= 4.0.5-1.40
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA yast2-users
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1
  • yast2-users >= 3.1.41.3-9.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-669
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2
  • yast2-users >= 3.1.57-16.7
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 GA yast2-users
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3
  • yast2-users >= 3.2.11-1.47
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 GA yast2-users
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2
  • yast2-users >= 3.1.57-16.7
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2 GA yast2-users
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP1
  • yast2-users >= 3.1.41.3-9.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-669
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP1
  • yast2-users >= 3.1.41.3-9.1
  • yast2-users-devel-doc >= 3.1.41.3-9.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2016-669
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • yast2-users >= 4.0.5-lp150.1.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 15.0 GA yast2-users
openSUSE Leap 42.1
  • yast2-users >= 3.1.41.3-10.1
  • yast2-users-debuginfo >= 3.1.41.3-10.1
  • yast2-users-debugsource >= 3.1.41.3-10.1
  • yast2-users-devel-doc >= 3.1.41.3-10.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2016-555
openSUSE Leap 42.2
  • yast2-users >= 3.1.58-2.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 42.2 GA yast2-users
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • yast2-users >= 3.2.11-1.4
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 42.3 GA yast2-users
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • yast2-users >= 3.2.6-1.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA yast2-users


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 12 SP1 yast2-users Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 yast2-users Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP1 yast2-users Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 yast2-users Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 yast2-users Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 yast2-users Not affected