Upstream information

CVE-2020-15704 at MITRE

Description

The modprobe child process in the ./debian/patches/load_ppp_generic_if_needed patch file incorrectly handled module loading. A local non-root attacker could exploit the MODPROBE_OPTIONS environment variable to read arbitrary root files. Fixed in 2.4.5-5ubuntu1.4, 2.4.5-5.1ubuntu2.3+esm2, 2.4.7-1+2ubuntu1.16.04.3, 2.4.7-2+2ubuntu1.3, 2.4.7-2+4.1ubuntu5.1, 2.4.7-2+4.1ubuntu6. Was ZDI-CAN-11504.

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: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
Base Score 5.5
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
CVSSv3 Version 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1174891 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

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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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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
SLES for SAP Applications ppp Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 ppp Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 ppp Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 ppp Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 ppp Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 ppp Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 ppp Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 ppp Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 ppp Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 ppp Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP5 ppp Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for SAP Enterprise Search ppp Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP2 ppp Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP4 ppp Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5 ppp Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 SP1 ppp Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 SP2 ppp Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS ppp Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 BCL ppp Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS ppp Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 BCL ppp Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 LTSS ppp Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 ppp Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 LTSS ppp Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 ppp Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 ppp Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 ppp Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 ppp Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 ppp Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5 ppp Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Business All-in-One ppp Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP5 ppp Not affected