Upstream information

CVE-2021-42257 at MITRE

Description

check_smart before 6.9.1 allows unintended drive access by an unprivileged user because it only checks for a substring match of a device path (the /dev/bus substring and a number), aka an unanchored regular expression.

SUSE information

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

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1183057 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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