Upstream information

CVE-2019-3691 at MITRE

Description

A Symbolic Link (Symlink) Following vulnerability in the packaging of munge in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15; openSUSE Factory allowed local attackers to escalate privileges from user munge to root. This issue affects: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 munge versions prior to 0.5.13-4.3.1. openSUSE Factory munge versions prior to 0.5.13-6.1.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.2
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.8 7
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low High
Privileges Required Low Low
User Interaction None None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High High
Integrity Impact High High
Availability Impact High High
CVSSv3 Version 3.1 3
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1154062 [IN_PROGRESS], 1155075 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for High Performance Computing 12
  • libmunge2 >= 0.5.14-3.6.1
  • munge >= 0.5.14-3.6.1
  • munge-devel >= 0.5.14-3.6.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-HPC-12-2020-1144
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for High Performance Computing 15 SP1
  • libmunge2 >= 0.5.13-4.3.1
  • munge >= 0.5.13-4.3.1
  • munge-devel >= 0.5.13-4.3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-HPC-15-SP1-2019-3190
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for High Performance Computing 15 SP2
  • libmunge2 >= 0.5.14-4.9.1
  • munge >= 0.5.14-4.9.1
  • munge-devel >= 0.5.14-4.9.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for High Performance Computing 15 SP3
  • libmunge2 >= 0.5.14-11.1
  • munge >= 0.5.14-11.1
  • munge-devel >= 0.5.14-11.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for High Performance Computing 15
  • libmunge2 >= 0.5.13-4.3.1
  • munge >= 0.5.13-4.3.1
  • munge-devel >= 0.5.13-4.3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-HPC-15-2019-3190
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15 SP1
  • libmunge2 >= 0.5.13-4.3.1
  • libmunge2-32bit >= 0.5.13-4.3.1
  • munge >= 0.5.13-4.3.1
  • munge-devel >= 0.5.13-4.3.1
  • munge-devel-32bit >= 0.5.13-4.3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-SP1-2019-3190
openSUSE Leap 15.1
  • libmunge2 >= 0.5.13-lp151.4.3.1
  • libmunge2-32bit >= 0.5.13-lp151.4.3.1
  • libmunge2-32bit-debuginfo >= 0.5.13-lp151.4.3.1
  • libmunge2-debuginfo >= 0.5.13-lp151.4.3.1
  • munge >= 0.5.13-lp151.4.3.1
  • munge-debuginfo >= 0.5.13-lp151.4.3.1
  • munge-debugsource >= 0.5.13-lp151.4.3.1
  • munge-devel >= 0.5.13-lp151.4.3.1
  • munge-devel-32bit >= 0.5.13-lp151.4.3.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2019-2670
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • libmunge2 >= 0.5.14-2.6
  • libmunge2-32bit >= 0.5.14-2.6
  • munge >= 0.5.14-2.6
  • munge-devel >= 0.5.14-2.6
  • munge-devel-32bit >= 0.5.14-2.6
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA libmunge2-0.5.14-2.6


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 15 LTSS munge In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 LTSS munge In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for HPC 12 munge Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for HPC 12 SP2 munge Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for HPC 15 munge Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for HPC 15 SP1 munge Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for HPC 15 SP2 munge In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server ESPOS 15 munge In progress