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CVE-2019-3698 Detail

Current Description

UNIX Symbolic Link (Symlink) Following vulnerability in the cronjob shipped with nagios of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11; openSUSE Factory allows local attackers to cause cause DoS or potentially escalate privileges by winning a race. This issue affects: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 nagios version 3.5.1-5.27 and prior versions. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 nagios version 3.0.6-1.25.36.3.1 and prior versions. openSUSE Factory nagios version 4.4.5-2.1 and prior versions.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.0 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/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: 5.7 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:L

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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1156309 Exploit Issue Tracking Patch 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:nagios:nagios:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
3.5.1
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:suse:linux_enterprise_server:12:-:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:nagios:nagios:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
3.0.6
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:suse:linux_enterprise_server:11:-:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-3698
NVD Published Date:
02/28/2020
NVD Last Modified:
03/06/2020