Upstream information

CVE-2021-31998 at MITRE

Description

A Incorrect Default Permissions vulnerability in the packaging of inn of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3; openSUSE Backports SLE-15-SP2, openSUSE Leap 15.2 allows local attackers to escalate their privileges from the news user to root. This issue affects: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3 inn version inn-2.4.2-170.21.3.1 and prior versions. openSUSE Backports SLE-15-SP2 inn versions prior to 2.6.2. openSUSE Leap 15.2 inn versions prior to 2.6.2.

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 7.3
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required Low Low
User Interaction None Required
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High High
Integrity Impact High High
Availability Impact High High
CVSSv3 Version 3.1 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1182321 [NEW], 1189836 [NEW]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11 SP3
  • inn >= 2.4.2-170.21.3.6.1
Patchnames:
sleposp3-inn-14750
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4-LTSS
  • inn >= 2.4.2-170.21.3.6.1
Patchnames:
slessp4-inn-14750
SUSE Package Hub for SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 SP2
  • inn >= 2.6.2-bp152.2.8.1
  • inn-devel >= 2.6.2-bp152.2.8.1
  • mininews >= 2.6.2-bp152.2.8.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2021-845
SUSE Package Hub for SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 SP3
  • inn >= 2.6.2-bp153.3.3.1
  • inn-devel >= 2.6.2-bp153.3.3.1
  • mininews >= 2.6.2-bp153.3.3.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2021-986
openSUSE Leap 15.2
  • inn >= 2.6.2-lp152.2.6.1
  • inn-debuginfo >= 2.6.2-lp152.2.6.1
  • inn-debugsource >= 2.6.2-lp152.2.6.1
  • inn-devel >= 2.6.2-lp152.2.6.1
  • mininews >= 2.6.2-lp152.2.6.1
  • mininews-debuginfo >= 2.6.2-lp152.2.6.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2021-830
openSUSE Leap 15.3
  • inn >= 2.6.2-bp153.3.3.1
  • inn-devel >= 2.6.2-bp153.3.3.1
  • mininews >= 2.6.2-bp153.3.3.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2021-986


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