Upstream information

CVE-2017-5932 at MITRE

Description

The path autocompletion feature in Bash 4.4 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted filename starting with a " (double quote) character and a command substitution metacharacter.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 4.6 6.9
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P 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 Partial Complete
Integrity Impact Partial Complete
Availability Impact Partial 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 only affects bash version 4.4. Older bash versions are not affected, so SUSE Linux Enterprise products are not affected.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1024171 [RESOLVED]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.


Status of this issue by product and package

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 bash Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 bash Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 bash Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP1 bash Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2 bash Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 bash Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 bash Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 bash Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP1 bash Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP2 bash Not affected