Upstream information

CVE-2020-25697 at MITRE

Description

A privilege escalation flaw was found in the Xorg-x11-server due to a lack of authentication for X11 clients. This flaw allows an attacker to take control of an X application by impersonating the server it is expecting to connect to.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Pending

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.4
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7 3.6
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:L
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity High High
Privileges Required Low Low
User Interaction None None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High None
Integrity Impact High Low
Availability Impact High Low
CVSSv3 Version 3.1 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1178613 [IN_PROGRESS]

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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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 xorg-x11 Affected
SUSE Enterprise Storage 5 xorg-x11 Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5 xorg-x11 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 LTSS xorg-x11 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 ESPOS xorg-x11 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP1 xorg-x11 Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP2 xorg-x11 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP3 xorg-x11 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service 11 SP3 xorg-x11 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service Image Server 12 SP2 xorg-x11 Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 xorg-x11 Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 xorg-x11 Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 xorg-x11 Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS xorg-x11 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 ESPOS xorg-x11 Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS xorg-x11 Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 ESPOS xorg-x11 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 LTSS xorg-x11 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 ESPOS xorg-x11 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 LTSS xorg-x11 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 xorg-x11 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 ESPOS xorg-x11 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 LTSS xorg-x11 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server BCL 12 SP2 xorg-x11 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server BCL 12 SP3 xorg-x11 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Business Critical Linux 15 SP1 xorg-x11 Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 xorg-x11 Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 xorg-x11 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 xorg-x11 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5 xorg-x11 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 xorg-x11 Affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 xorg-x11 Unsupported
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 xorg-x11 Affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 xorg-x11 Affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 xorg-x11 Affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 9 xorg-x11 Affected