Upstream information

CVE-2020-16127 at MITRE

Description

An Ubuntu-specific modification to AccountsService in versions before 0.6.55-0ubuntu13.2, among other earlier versions, would perform unbounded read operations on user-controlled ~/.pam_environment files, allowing an infinite loop if /dev/zero is symlinked to this location.

SUSE information

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

This issue is currently rated as having low 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
Base Score 5.5
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1178424 [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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 accountsservice Not affected
SUSE Enterprise Storage 5 accountsservice Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5 accountsservice Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 SP1 accountsservice Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 SP2 accountsservice Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service Image Server 12 accountsservice Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 BCL accountsservice Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 ESPOS accountsservice Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS accountsservice Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 BCL accountsservice Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 ESPOS accountsservice Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 LTSS accountsservice Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 ESPOS accountsservice Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 LTSS accountsservice Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 accountsservice Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 accountsservice Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 accountsservice Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 accountsservice Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5 accountsservice Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 accountsservice Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 accountsservice Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 accountsservice Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 accountsservice Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 9 accountsservice Not affected