Upstream information

CVE-2016-5746 at MITRE

Description

libstorage, libstorage-ng, and yast-storage improperly store passphrases for encrypted storage devices in a temporary file on disk, which might allow local users to obtain sensitive information by reading the file, as demonstrated by /tmp/libstorage-XXXXXX/pwdf.

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 1.2 4.7
Vector AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity High High
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Partial Complete
Integrity Impact None Partial
Availability Impact None None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5.1
Vector AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 984245 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 986971 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1
  • libstorage >= 2.25.35.1-3.1
  • libstorage-ruby >= 2.25.35.1-3.1
  • libstorage6 >= 2.25.35.1-3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-1292
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • yast2-storage >= 2.17.161-5.1
  • yast2-storage-lib >= 2.17.161-5.1
Patchnames:
slessp4-yast2-storage-12756
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1
  • libstorage >= 2.25.35.1-3.1
  • libstorage-ruby >= 2.25.35.1-3.1
  • libstorage6 >= 2.25.35.1-3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-1292
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS
  • libstorage >= 2.25.16.1-3.1
  • libstorage-ruby >= 2.25.16.1-3.1
  • libstorage5 >= 2.25.16.1-3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2016-1378
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4
  • yast2-storage >= 2.17.161-5.1
  • yast2-storage-lib >= 2.17.161-5.1
Patchnames:
slessp4-yast2-storage-12756
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12
  • libstorage >= 2.25.16.1-3.1
  • libstorage-ruby >= 2.25.16.1-3.1
  • libstorage5 >= 2.25.16.1-3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-2016-1378
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP1
  • libstorage >= 2.25.35.1-3.1
  • libstorage-ruby >= 2.25.35.1-3.1
  • libstorage6 >= 2.25.35.1-3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-1292
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12-LTSS
  • libstorage >= 2.25.16.1-3.1
  • libstorage-ruby >= 2.25.16.1-3.1
  • libstorage5 >= 2.25.16.1-3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2016-1378
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • yast2-storage >= 2.17.161-5.1
  • yast2-storage-devel >= 2.17.161-5.1
Patchnames:
sdksp4-yast2-storage-12756
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP1
  • libstorage >= 2.25.35.1-3.1
  • libstorage-devel >= 2.25.35.1-3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2016-1292
openSUSE Leap 42.1
  • libstorage >= 2.25.35.1-6.1
  • libstorage-debugsource >= 2.25.35.1-6.1
  • libstorage-devel >= 2.25.35.1-6.1
  • libstorage-python >= 2.25.35.1-6.1
  • libstorage-python-debuginfo >= 2.25.35.1-6.1
  • libstorage-ruby >= 2.25.35.1-6.1
  • libstorage-ruby-debuginfo >= 2.25.35.1-6.1
  • libstorage-testsuite >= 2.25.35.1-6.1
  • libstorage-testsuite-debuginfo >= 2.25.35.1-6.1
  • libstorage6 >= 2.25.35.1-6.1
  • libstorage6-debuginfo >= 2.25.35.1-6.1
  • yast2-storage >= 3.1.71-4.1
  • yast2-storage-debuginfo >= 3.1.71-4.1
  • yast2-storage-debugsource >= 3.1.71-4.1
  • yast2-storage-devel >= 3.1.71-4.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2016-1062


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 SP3 yast2-storage Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 yast2-storage Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 GA libstorage Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 GA yast2-storage Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 libstorage Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 yast2-storage Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP3 yast2-storage Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 yast2-storage Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 GA libstorage Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 GA yast2-storage Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP1 libstorage Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP1 yast2-storage Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 LTSS yast2-storage Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS yast2-storage Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS yast2-storage Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 yast2-storage Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS yast2-storage Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 yast2-storage Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA libstorage Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA yast2-storage Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS libstorage Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 libstorage Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 yast2-storage Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP3 yast2-storage Released