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SUSE: CVE-2019-3690: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
12/06/2019
Created
12/07/2019
Added
12/06/2019
Modified
07/10/2021

Description

The chkstat tool in the permissions package followed symlinks before commit a9e1d26cd49ef9ee0c2060c859321128a6dd4230 (please also check the additional hardenings after this fix). This allowed local attackers with control over a path that is traversed by chkstat to escalate privileges.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-permissions
  • suse-upgrade-permissions-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-permissions-debugsource
  • suse-upgrade-permissions-zypp-plugin

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