Upstream information

CVE-2017-18018 at MITRE

Description

In GNU Coreutils through 8.29, chown-core.c in chown and chgrp does not prevent replacement of a plain file with a symlink during use of the POSIX "-R -L" options, which allows local users to modify the ownership of arbitrary files by leveraging a race condition.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Ignore

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 1.9
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 4.7 4.2
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
Attack Vector Local Local
Attack Complexity High High
Privileges Required Low Low
User Interaction None Required
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None Low
Integrity Impact High Low
Availability Impact None Low
CVSSv3 Version 3 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1074599 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX]

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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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. 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.
SLES15-SP3-CHOST-BYOS-Aliyun coreutils Analysis
SLES15-SP3-CHOST-BYOS-Azure coreutils Analysis
SLES15-SP3-CHOST-BYOS-EC2 coreutils Analysis
SLES15-SP3-CHOST-BYOS-GCE coreutils Analysis
SUSE Enterprise Storage 7 coreutils Analysis
SUSE Enterprise Storage 7.1 coreutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.1 coreutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.2 coreutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP3 coreutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 coreutils Affected
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.2 coreutils Analysis
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.2 coreutils Analysis
SUSE Manager Server 4.2 coreutils Analysis
Products under Long Term Service Pack support and receiving important and critical security fixes.
SLES15-EC2-CHOST-HVM-BYOS coreutils Analysis
SLES15-SP1-CHOST-BYOS-Azure coreutils Analysis
SLES15-SP1-CHOST-BYOS-EC2 coreutils Analysis
SLES15-SP1-CHOST-BYOS-GCE coreutils Analysis
SLES15-SP2-CHOST-BYOS-Aliyun coreutils Analysis
SLES15-SP2-CHOST-BYOS-Azure coreutils Analysis
SLES15-SP2-CHOST-BYOS-EC2 coreutils Analysis
SLES15-SP2-CHOST-BYOS-GCE coreutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 coreutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 coreutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1-ESPOS coreutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1-LTSS coreutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 coreutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2-ESPOS coreutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2-LTSS coreutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3 coreutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3-ESPOS coreutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3-LTSS coreutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-ESPOS coreutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-LTSS coreutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP1 coreutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP2 coreutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP3 coreutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-BCL coreutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 coreutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4-LTSS coreutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 coreutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1-LTSS coreutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 coreutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2-LTSS coreutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3 coreutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3-LTSS coreutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 coreutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 coreutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1 coreutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2 coreutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP3 coreutils Analysis
Products past their end of life and not receiving proactive updates anymore.
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 coreutils Affected
Magnum Orchestration 7 coreutils Ignore
SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0 coreutils Affected
SUSE CaaS Platform 4.0 coreutils Analysis
SUSE Container as a Service Platform 2.0 coreutils Ignore
SUSE Enterprise Storage 6 coreutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 coreutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 coreutils Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 coreutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 coreutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP1 coreutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP2 coreutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP3 coreutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.0 coreutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 coreutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP2 coreutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 coreutils Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS coreutils Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3-LTSS coreutils Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 coreutils Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4-LTSS coreutils Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 coreutils Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-ESPOS coreutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-LTSS coreutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 coreutils Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-BCL coreutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-ESPOS coreutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-LTSS coreutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4-ESPOS coreutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 coreutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1-BCL coreutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2-BCL coreutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3-BCL coreutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-LTSS coreutils Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2 coreutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 coreutils Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 coreutils Affected
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0 coreutils Analysis
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.1 coreutils Analysis
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0 coreutils Analysis
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.1 coreutils Analysis
SUSE Manager Server 4.0 coreutils Analysis
SUSE Manager Server 4.1 coreutils Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 coreutils Affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 coreutils Affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 coreutils Affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 coreutils Affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 9 coreutils Affected
Container Status
suse/sles12sp3
suse/sles12sp4
suse/sles12sp5
coreutilsAffected
bci/bci-init:15.3
bci/bci-micro:15.3
bci/bci-minimal:15.3
bci/dotnet-aspnet
bci/dotnet-aspnet:3.1
bci/dotnet-aspnet:5.0
bci/dotnet-runtime
bci/dotnet-runtime:3.1
bci/dotnet-runtime:5.0
bci/dotnet-sdk
bci/dotnet-sdk:3.1
bci/dotnet-sdk:5.0
bci/golang
bci/golang:1.16
bci/golang:1.17
bci/node:12
bci/node:14
bci/nodejs
bci/openjdk
bci/openjdk-devel:11
bci/python:3
bci/ruby
ses/6/cephcsi/cephcsi
ses/6/rook/ceph
ses/7.1/ceph/grafana
ses/7.1/ceph/haproxy
ses/7.1/ceph/keepalived
ses/7.1/ceph/prometheus-alertmanager
ses/7.1/ceph/prometheus-node-exporter
ses/7.1/ceph/prometheus-server
ses/7.1/ceph/prometheus-snmp_notifier
ses/7.1/cephcsi/cephcsi
ses/7.1/cephcsi/csi-attacher:v3.5.0
ses/7.1/cephcsi/csi-node-driver-registrar:v2.5.1
ses/7.1/cephcsi/csi-provisioner:v3.2.1
ses/7.1/cephcsi/csi-resizer:v1.5.0
ses/7.1/cephcsi/csi-snapshotter:v6.0.1
ses/7.1/rook/ceph
ses/7/ceph/ceph
ses/7/ceph/grafana
ses/7/ceph/prometheus-alertmanager
ses/7/ceph/prometheus-node-exporter
ses/7/ceph/prometheus-server
ses/7/cephcsi/cephcsi
ses/7/cephcsi/csi-attacher:v2.1.0
ses/7/cephcsi/csi-attacher:v3.3.0
ses/7/cephcsi/csi-livenessprobe:v1.1.0
ses/7/cephcsi/csi-node-driver-registrar:v1.2.0
ses/7/cephcsi/csi-node-driver-registrar:v2.3.0
ses/7/cephcsi/csi-provisioner:v1.6.0
ses/7/cephcsi/csi-provisioner:v3.0.0
ses/7/cephcsi/csi-resizer:v0.4.0
ses/7/cephcsi/csi-resizer:v1.3.0
ses/7/cephcsi/csi-snapshotter:v2.1.0
ses/7/cephcsi/csi-snapshotter:v2.1.1
ses/7/cephcsi/csi-snapshotter:v4.2.0
ses/7/prometheus-webhook-snmp
ses/7/rook/ceph
suse/pcp
suse/rmt-mariadb
suse/rmt-mariadb-client
suse/rmt-nginx
suse/rmt-server
suse/sle-micro-rancher/5.2
suse/sle-micro/5.0/toolbox
suse/sle-micro/5.1/toolbox
suse/sle-micro/5.2/toolbox
suse/sle15:15.0
suse/sle15:15.1
suse/sle15:15.2
suse/sle15:15.3
suse/sles/15.2/virt-api:0.38.1
suse/sles/15.2/virt-controller:0.38.1
suse/sles/15.2/virt-handler:0.38.1
suse/sles/15.2/virt-launcher:0.38.1
suse/sles/15.2/virt-operator:0.38.1
suse/sles/15.3/cdi-apiserver:1.37.1
suse/sles/15.3/cdi-cloner:1.37.1
suse/sles/15.3/cdi-controller:1.37.1
suse/sles/15.3/cdi-importer:1.37.1
suse/sles/15.3/cdi-operator:1.37.1
suse/sles/15.3/cdi-uploadproxy:1.37.1
suse/sles/15.3/cdi-uploadserver:1.37.1
suse/sles/15.3/libguestfs-tools:0.45.0
suse/sles/15.3/virt-api:0.45.0
suse/sles/15.3/virt-controller:0.45.0
suse/sles/15.3/virt-handler:0.45.0
suse/sles/15.3/virt-launcher:0.45.0
suse/sles/15.3/virt-operator:0.45.0
trento/trento-db
trento/trento-runner
trento/trento-web
coreutilsAnalysis


SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Thu Jan 4 09:21:32 2018
CVE page last modified: Fri Jan 20 13:59:50 2023