Upstream information

CVE-2019-3692 at MITRE


The packaging of inn on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11; openSUSE Factory, Leap 15.1 allows local attackers to escalate from user inn to root via symlink attacks. This issue affects: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 inn version 2.4.2- and prior versions. openSUSE Factory inn version 2.6.2-2.2 and prior versions. openSUSE Leap 15.1 inn version 2.5.4-lp151.2.47 and prior versions.

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
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], 1154302 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Package Hub 15 SP1
  • inn >= 2.5.4-bp151.4.3.1
  • inn-devel >= 2.5.4-bp151.4.3.1
  • mininews >= 2.5.4-bp151.4.3.1
openSUSE Leap 15.1
  • inn >= 2.5.4-lp151.3.3.1
  • inn-devel >= 2.5.4-lp151.3.3.1
  • mininews >= 2.5.4-lp151.3.3.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • inn >= 2.6.3-4.2
  • inn-devel >= 2.6.3-4.2
  • mininews >= 2.6.3-4.2
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA inn-2.6.3-4.2

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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 Point of Service 11 SP3 inn Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS inn Released