Upstream information

CVE-2017-10708 at MITRE

Description

An issue was discovered in Apport through 2.20.x. In apport/report.py, Apport sets the ExecutablePath field and it then uses the path to run package specific hooks without protecting against path traversal. This allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted .crash file.

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 SUSE
Base Score 6.8 4.6
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Medium High
Authentication None Single
Confidentiality Impact Partial Partial
Integrity Impact Partial Partial
Availability Impact Partial Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  SUSE
Base Score 6.8
Vector AV:A/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Adjacent Network
Access Complexity High
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1049352 [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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 Server 11 SP3 LTSS apport Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 apport Not affected