Upstream information

CVE-2018-17957 at MITRE

Description

The YaST2 RMT module for configuring the SUSE Repository Mirroring Tool (RMT) before 1.1.2 exposed MySQL database passwords on process commandline, allowing local attackers to access or corrupt the RMT database.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

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
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.8 3.4
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required Low High
User Interaction None None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High Low
Integrity Impact High Low
Availability Impact High None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1117602 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15
  • yast2-rmt >= 1.1.2-3.11.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Server-Applications-15-2018-3012
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • yast2-rmt >= 1.1.2-lp150.2.12.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2018-1604


Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15 GA yast2-rmt Released