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SUSE: CVE-2017-7500: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
07/26/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
08/07/2018
Modified
10/22/2021

Description

It was found that rpm did not properly handle RPM installations when a destination path was a symbolic link to a directory, possibly changing ownership and permissions of an arbitrary directory, and RPM files being placed in an arbitrary destination. An attacker, with write access to a directory in which a subdirectory will be installed, could redirect that directory to an arbitrary location and gain root privilege.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-python2-rpm
  • suse-upgrade-python3-rpm
  • suse-upgrade-rpm
  • suse-upgrade-rpm-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-rpm-build
  • suse-upgrade-rpm-devel
  • suse-upgrade-rpm-python

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