Upstream information

CVE-2017-1000383 at MITRE

Description

GNU Emacs version 25.3.1 (and other versions most likely) ignores umask when creating a backup save file ("[ORIGINAL_FILENAME]~") resulting in files that may be world readable or otherwise accessible in ways not intended by the user running the emacs binary.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Pending

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 2.1
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1065957 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.


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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 SP2 emacs Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 emacs Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 emacs Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS emacs Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 emacs Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS emacs Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS emacs Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 emacs Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 emacs Affected