Upstream information

CVE-2016-7091 at MITRE

Description

sudo: It was discovered that the default sudo configuration on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and possibly other Linux implementations preserves the value of INPUTRC which could lead to information disclosure. A local user with sudo access to a restricted program that uses readline could use this flaw to read content from specially formatted files with elevated privileges provided by sudo.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.9
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.4
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required High
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 995726 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

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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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 sudo Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 GA sudo Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP1 sudo Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 LTSS sudo Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS sudo Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS sudo Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 sudo Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS sudo Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 sudo Not affected