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CVE-2019-18898 Detail

Current Description

UNIX Symbolic Link (Symlink) Following vulnerability in the trousers package of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1; openSUSE Factory allowed local attackers escalate privileges from user tss to root. This issue affects: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 trousers versions prior to 0.3.14-6.3.1. openSUSE Factory trousers versions prior to 0.3.14-7.1.

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:3.1/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: 7.7 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1157651 Exploit Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-59 Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following') NIST  
CWE-61 UNIX Symbolic Link (Symlink) Following SUSE  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:suse:trousers:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
0.3.14-6.3.1
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:suse:suse_linux_enterprise_server:15:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:suse:trousers:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
0.3.14-7.1
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:suse:opensuse_factory:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-18898
NVD Published Date:
01/23/2020
NVD Last Modified:
01/30/2020