Upstream information

CVE-2016-3992 at MITRE

Description

cronic before 3 allows local users to write to arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a (1) cronic.out.$$, (2) cronic.err.$$, or (3) cronic.trace.$$ file in /tmp.

SUSE information

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.94
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.2
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 974845 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE 13.2
  • cronic >= 3-3.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2016-832
openSUSE Leap 42.1
  • cronic >= 3-5.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2016-832
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • cronic >= 3-1.2
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA cronic