SUSE Linux Enterprise and CVE-2019-7304 aka 'Dirty Sock'

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Environment

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11


Situation

Researchers have identified a security vulnerability in the "snapd" tool that manages SNAP, so called "SNAP" packages, which allowed local users to gain root privileges.

Resolution

SUSE does not ship the "snapd" tooling, as such SUSE Linux Enterprise products are not affected by this issue.

Cause

CVE-2019-7304

Additional Information


Disclaimer

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  • Document ID:7023738
  • Creation Date: 21-Feb-2019
  • Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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