Upstream information

CVE-2019-14865 at MITRE

Description

A flaw was found in the grub2-set-bootflag utility of grub2. A local attacker could run this utility under resource pressure (for example by setting RLIMIT), causing grub2 configuration files to be truncated and leaving the system unbootable on subsequent reboots.

SUSE information

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

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.9
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 5.5 5.5
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required Low Low
User Interaction None None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact High High
CVSSv3 Version 3.1 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1157767 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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.

Product(s) Source package State
SLES15-EC2-CHOST-HVM-BYOS grub2 Not affected
SLES15-SP1-CHOST-BYOS-Azure grub2 Not affected
SLES15-SP1-CHOST-BYOS-EC2 grub2 Not affected
SLES15-SP1-CHOST-BYOS-GCE grub2 Not affected
SLES15-SP2-CHOST-BYOS-Aliyun grub2 Analysis
SLES15-SP2-CHOST-BYOS-Azure grub2 Analysis
SLES15-SP2-CHOST-BYOS-EC2 grub2 Analysis
SLES15-SP2-CHOST-BYOS-GCE grub2 Analysis
SLES15-SP2-CHOST-BYOS-OpenStack grub2 Analysis
SLES15-SP3-CHOST-BYOS-Aliyun grub2 Analysis
SLES15-SP3-CHOST-BYOS-Azure grub2 Analysis
SLES15-SP3-CHOST-BYOS-EC2 grub2 Analysis
SLES15-SP3-CHOST-BYOS-GCE grub2 Analysis
SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0 grub2 Not affected
SUSE Container as a Service Platform 1.0 grub2 Affected
SUSE Container as a Service Platform 2.0 grub2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 grub2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP4 grub2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5 grub2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 ESPOS grub2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.0 grub2 Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.1 grub2 Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 grub2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP1 grub2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP3 grub2 Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15 grub2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15 SP1 grub2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15 SP3 grub2 Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS grub2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS grub2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS grub2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 LTSS grub2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 grub2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 LTSS grub2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 grub2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 grub2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 grub2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 grub2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5 grub2 Not affected
SUSE Manager Proxy Module 4.2 grub2 Analysis