Upstream information

CVE-2008-4636 at MITRE


yast2-backup 2.14.2 through 2.16.6 on SUSE Linux and Novell Linux allows local users to gain privileges via shell metacharacters in filenames used by the backup process.

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
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 421214 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Fri Jun 28 06:32:47 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Dec 8 16:28:30 2023