Upstream information

CVE-2021-3551 at MITRE


A flaw was found in the PKI-server, where the spkispawn command, when run in debug mode, stores admin credentials in the installation log file. This flaw allows a local attacker to retrieve the file to obtain the admin password and gain admin privileges to the Dogtag CA manager. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to confidentiality.

SUSE information

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

This issue is currently rated as having important 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
Base Score 7.8
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3.1
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List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Liberty Linux 8
  • jss >= 4.8.1-2.module+el8.4.0+10451+3e5b5448
  • jss-javadoc >= 4.8.1-2.module+el8.4.0+10451+3e5b5448
  • ldapjdk >= 4.22.0-1.module+el8.3.0+6784+6e1e4c62
  • ldapjdk-javadoc >= 4.22.0-1.module+el8.3.0+6784+6e1e4c62
  • pki-acme >= 10.10.5-3.module+el8.4.0+11039+635979e4
  • pki-base >= 10.10.5-3.module+el8.4.0+11039+635979e4
  • pki-base-java >= 10.10.5-3.module+el8.4.0+11039+635979e4
  • pki-ca >= 10.10.5-3.module+el8.4.0+11039+635979e4
  • pki-kra >= 10.10.5-3.module+el8.4.0+11039+635979e4
  • pki-server >= 10.10.5-3.module+el8.4.0+11039+635979e4
  • pki-symkey >= 10.10.5-3.module+el8.4.0+11039+635979e4
  • pki-tools >= 10.10.5-3.module+el8.4.0+11039+635979e4
  • python3-pki >= 10.10.5-3.module+el8.4.0+11039+635979e4
  • tomcatjss >= 7.6.1-1.module+el8.4.0+8778+d07929ff

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Thu Jun 3 08:59:53 2021
CVE page last modified: Mon Oct 30 18:12:28 2023