Upstream information

CVE-2017-0358 at MITRE

Description

Jann Horn of Google Project Zero discovered that NTFS-3G, a read-write NTFS driver for FUSE, does not scrub the environment before executing modprobe with elevated privileges. A local user can take advantage of this flaw for local root privilege escalation.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Running

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.2 6.9
Vector AV:L/AC:L/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 Low 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

Note from the SUSE Security Team

This issue does not affect SUSE Linux Enterprise or openSUSE as the binaries are not installed as setuid root.

SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1022500 [IN_PROGRESS], 1022999 [RESOLVED / DUPLICATE], 1086936 [NEW]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • ntfs-3g >= 2011.4.12-0.9.3.1
  • ntfs-3g-devel >= 2011.4.12-0.9.3.1
  • ntfsprogs >= 2011.4.12-0.9.3.1
Patchnames:
sdksp4-ntfs-3g-13703

List of packages in QA

Product(s) Package(s)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3
  • libntfs-3g84 >= 2013.1.13-5.3.1
  • libntfs-3g84-debuginfo >= 2013.1.13-5.3.1
  • ntfs-3g >= 2013.1.13-5.3.1
  • ntfs-3g-debuginfo >= 2013.1.13-5.3.1
  • ntfs-3g_ntfsprogs >= 2013.1.13-5.3.1
  • ntfs-3g_ntfsprogs-debugsource >= 2013.1.13-5.3.1
  • ntfsprogs >= 2013.1.13-5.3.1
  • ntfsprogs-debuginfo >= 2013.1.13-5.3.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3
  • libntfs-3g-devel >= 2013.1.13-5.3.1
  • libntfs-3g84 >= 2013.1.13-5.3.1
  • libntfs-3g84-debuginfo >= 2013.1.13-5.3.1
  • ntfs-3g_ntfsprogs >= 2013.1.13-5.3.1
  • ntfs-3g_ntfsprogs-debugsource >= 2013.1.13-5.3.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP3
  • libntfs-3g84 >= 2013.1.13-5.3.1
  • libntfs-3g84-debuginfo >= 2013.1.13-5.3.1
  • ntfs-3g >= 2013.1.13-5.3.1
  • ntfs-3g-debuginfo >= 2013.1.13-5.3.1
  • ntfs-3g_ntfsprogs >= 2013.1.13-5.3.1
  • ntfs-3g_ntfsprogs-debugsource >= 2013.1.13-5.3.1
  • ntfsprogs >= 2013.1.13-5.3.1
  • ntfsprogs-debuginfo >= 2013.1.13-5.3.1


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 SP3 ntfs-3g_ntfsprogs In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 ntfs-3g Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP3 ntfs-3g_ntfsprogs In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP3 ntfs-3g_ntfsprogs In progress