Upstream information

CVE-2018-19640 at MITRE

Description

If the attacker manages to create files in the directory used to collect log files in supportutils before version 3.1-5.7.1 (e.g. with CVE-2018-19638) he can kill arbitrary processes on the local machine.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 2.1
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 5.5 5
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required Low Low
User Interaction None Required
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact High High
CVSSv3 Version 3.0 3.0
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1063385 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1118463 [IN_PROGRESS]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE CaaS Platform ALL
  • supportutils >= 3.0-95.21.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-CAASP-ALL-2019-1122
SUSE Enterprise Storage 4
  • hostinfo >= 1.0.1-19.5.1
  • supportutils >= 3.0-95.21.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-Storage-4-2019-1122
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3
  • supportutils >= 3.0-95.21.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2019-1122
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4
  • supportutils >= 3.0-95.21.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP4-2019-1122
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15
  • supportutils >= 3.1-5.7.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2019-480
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP1
  • supportutils >= 3.1.1-5.10.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP1 GA supportutils
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11 SP3
  • supportutils >= 1.20-122.9.1
Patchnames:
sleposp3-supportutils-13976
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 12 SP2-CLIENT
  • hostinfo >= 1.0.1-19.5.1
  • supportutils >= 3.0-95.21.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-POS-12-SP2-CLIENT-2019-1122
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • supportutils >= 1.20-122.9.1
Patchnames:
slessp4-supportutils-13976
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1-LTSS
  • hostinfo >= 1.0.1-19.5.1
  • supportutils >= 3.0-95.21.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2019-1122
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-BCL
  • hostinfo >= 1.0.1-19.5.1
  • supportutils >= 3.0-95.21.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2019-1122
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-ESPOS
  • hostinfo >= 1.0.1-19.5.1
  • supportutils >= 3.0-95.21.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-ESPOS-2019-1122
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-LTSS
  • hostinfo >= 1.0.1-19.5.1
  • supportutils >= 3.0-95.21.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2019-1122
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3
  • hostinfo >= 1.0.1-19.5.1
  • supportutils >= 3.0-95.21.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2019-1122
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4
  • hostinfo >= 1.0.1-19.5.1
  • supportutils >= 3.0-95.21.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2019-1122
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS
  • hostinfo >= 1.0.1-19.5.1
  • supportutils >= 3.0-95.21.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2019-1122
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4
  • supportutils >= 1.20-122.9.1
Patchnames:
slessp4-supportutils-13976
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP1-LTSS
  • hostinfo >= 1.0.1-19.5.1
  • supportutils >= 3.0-95.21.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2019-1122
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2
  • hostinfo >= 1.0.1-19.5.1
  • supportutils >= 3.0-95.21.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2019-1122
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2-BCL
  • hostinfo >= 1.0.1-19.5.1
  • supportutils >= 3.0-95.21.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2019-1122
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2-ESPOS
  • hostinfo >= 1.0.1-19.5.1
  • supportutils >= 3.0-95.21.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-ESPOS-2019-1122
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2-LTSS
  • hostinfo >= 1.0.1-19.5.1
  • supportutils >= 3.0-95.21.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2019-1122
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3
  • hostinfo >= 1.0.1-19.5.1
  • supportutils >= 3.0-95.21.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2019-1122
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4
  • hostinfo >= 1.0.1-19.5.1
  • supportutils >= 3.0-95.21.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2019-1122
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12-LTSS
  • hostinfo >= 1.0.1-19.5.1
  • supportutils >= 3.0-95.21.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2019-1122
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7
  • hostinfo >= 1.0.1-19.5.1
  • supportutils >= 3.0-95.21.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-7-2019-1122
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • supportutils >= 3.1-lp150.4.3.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2019-293
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • hostinfo >= 1.0.1-21.3.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2019-1351


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 High Performance Computing 12 hostinfo Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS hostinfo Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS hostinfo Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS hostinfo Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 hostinfo Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 hostinfo Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 hostinfo Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 hostinfo Released