Upstream information

CVE-2016-5759 at MITRE

Description

The mkdumprd script called "dracut" in the current working directory "." allows local users to trick the administrator into executing code as root.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 6.9 6.9
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Medium Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Complete Complete
Integrity Impact Complete Complete
Availability Impact Complete Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.8
Vector 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
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 990200 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1
  • kdump >= 0.8.15-29.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-1492
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2
  • kdump >= 0.8.15-28.5
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 GA kdump
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3
  • kdump >= 0.8.16-5.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 GA kdump
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15
  • kdump >= 0.8.16-12.13
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA kdump
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1
  • kdump >= 0.8.15-29.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-1492
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2
  • kdump >= 0.8.15-28.5
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 GA kdump
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3
  • kdump >= 0.8.16-5.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 GA kdump
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2
  • kdump >= 0.8.15-28.5
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2 GA kdump
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP1
  • kdump >= 0.8.15-29.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-1492
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • kdump >= 0.8.16-lp150.11.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 15.0 GA kdump
openSUSE Leap 42.1
  • kdump >= 0.8.15-27.1
  • kdump-debuginfo >= 0.8.15-27.1
  • kdump-debugsource >= 0.8.15-27.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2016-1215
openSUSE Leap 42.2
  • kdump >= 0.8.15-29.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 42.2 GA kdump
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • kdump >= 0.8.16-4.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 42.3 GA kdump


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 GA kdump Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 kdump Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 LTSS kdump Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS kdump Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS kdump Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kdump Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA kdump Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 kdump Released