Upstream information

CVE-2021-32553 at MITRE

Description

It was discovered that read_file() in apport/hookutils.py would follow symbolic links or open FIFOs. When this function is used by the openjdk-17 package apport hooks, it could expose private data to other local users.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1187303 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service 11 SP3 apport Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service 11 SP3 apport-crashdb-sle Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS apport Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS apport-crashdb-sle Not affected