Upstream information

CVE-2016-9605 at MITRE


A flaw was found in cobbler software component version 2.6.11-1. It suffers from an invalid parameter validation vulnerability, leading the arbitrary file reading. The flaw is triggered by navigating to a vulnerable URL via cobbler-web on a default installation.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.1
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Changed
Confidentiality Impact Low
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact None
CVSSv3 Version 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1030582 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Manager Server 3.0
  • cobbler >= 2.6.6-48.1
SUSE Manager Tools 12
  • koan >= 2.6.6-48.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • cobbler >=
  • cobbler-tests >=
  • koan >= 3.0.1-1.2
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA cobbler-
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA koan-3.0.1-1.2

First public cloud image revisions this CVE is fixed in:

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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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. The updates are grouped by state of their lifecycle. SUSE product lifecycles are documented on the lifecycle page.

Product(s) Source package State
Products under general support and receiving all security fixes.
SUSE Manager Client Tools Beta for SLE 12 cobbler Released
SUSE Manager Client Tools for SLE 12 cobbler Released
SUSE Manager Client Tools for SLE 15 koan Already fixed
SUSE Manager Tools 12 cobbler Released
SUSE Manager Tools 15 koan Already fixed
Products past their end of life and not receiving proactive updates anymore.
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 cobbler Affected
SUSE Manager Server 3.0 cobbler Released
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 cobbler Affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 cobbler Affected

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Wed Mar 22 20:15:09 2017
CVE page last modified: Mon Jan 16 17:41:23 2023