DescriptionA flaw was found in RPC request using gfs3_symlink_req in glusterfs server which allows symlink destinations to point to file paths outside of the gluster volume. An authenticated attacker could use this flaw to create arbitrary symlinks pointing anywhere on the server and execute arbitrary code on glusterfs server nodes.
Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products
This issue is currently rated as having important severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
|National Vulnerability Database||SUSE|
SUSE Security Advisories:
- openSUSE-SU-2020:0079-1, published Mon, 20 Jan 2020 06:11:03 +0100 (CET)
List of released packages
|Product(s)||Fixed package version(s)||References|
|openSUSE Leap 15.1|| ||Patchnames: |
|openSUSE Tumbleweed|| ||Patchnames: |
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA glusterfs-9.1-1.3
Status of this issue by product and package
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|Products under general support and receiving all security fixes.|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Package Hub 15 SP5||glusterfs||Analysis|
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Thu Aug 23 13:45:30 2018
CVE page last modified: Wed Sep 6 15:56:34 2023