Upstream information

CVE-2020-8018 at MITRE

Description

A Incorrect Default Permissions vulnerability in the SLES15-SP1-CHOST-BYOS and SLES15-SP1-CAP-Deployment-BYOS images of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 allows local attackers with the UID 1000 to escalate to root due to a /etc directory owned by the user This issue affects: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 SLES15-SP1-CAP-Deployment-BYOS version 1.0.1 and prior versions; SLES15-SP1-CHOST-BYOS versions prior to 1.0.3 and prior versions;

SUSE information

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

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1160988 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1163813 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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