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CVE-2018-17957 Detail

Current Description

The YaST2 RMT module for configuring the SUSE Repository Mirroring Tool (RMT) before 1.1.2 exposed MySQL database passwords on process commandline, allowing local attackers to access or corrupt the RMT database.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  SUSE
Base Score: 3.4 LOW
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1117602 Exploit Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2018-12/msg00068.html Patch Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-287 Improper Authentication NIST  
CWE-214 Invocation of Process Using Visible Sensitive Information SUSE  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:suse:repository_mirroring_tool:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
1.1.2


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-17957
NVD Published Date:
12/26/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019