Upstream information

CVE-2016-7787 at MITRE


A maliciously crafted command line for kdesu can result in the user only seeing part of the commands that will actually get executed as super user.

SUSE information

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

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.9
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required High
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact None
CVSSv3 Version 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1001916 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

    openSUSE-SU-2016:2495-1 openSUSE-SU-2016:2498-1

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Package Hub 12 SP1
  • kde-cli-tools5 >= 5.5.5-12.1
  • kde-cli-tools5-lang >= 5.5.5-12.1

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Thu Sep 29 14:00:41 2016
CVE page last modified: Thu Dec 7 13:12:10 2023