CVE-2021-31997

Published on: 06/10/2021 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 06/10/2021 12:32:00 PM UTC

CVE-2021-31997 - advisory for https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1182407

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

Certain versions of Leap 15.2 from OpenSUSE contain the following vulnerability:

a UNIX Symbolic Link (Symlink) Following vulnerability in python-postorius of openSUSE Leap 15.2, Factory allows local attackers to escalate from users postorius or postorius-admin to root. This issue affects: openSUSE Leap 15.2 python-postorius version 1.3.2-lp152.1.2 and prior versions. openSUSE Factory python-postorius version 1.3.4-2.1 and prior versions.

  • CVE-2021-31997 has been assigned by URL Logo [email protected] to track the vulnerability
  • Affected Vendor/Software: URL Logo openSUSE - Leap 15.2 version <= 1.3.2-lp152.1.2
  • Affected Vendor/Software: URL Logo openSUSE - Factory version <= 1.3.4-2.1

CVE References

Description Tags Link
Bug 1182407 – VUL-0: CVE-2021-31997: python-postorius: postorius-permissions.sh used during %post allows local privilege escalation from postorius user to root bugzilla.suse.com
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URL Logo CONFIRM bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1182407

Known Affected Software

Vendor Product Version
OpenSUSE Leap_15.2<= 1.3.2-lp152.1.2
OpenSUSE Factory<= 1.3.4-2.1

Discovery Credit

Matthias Gerstner of SUSE

Social Mentions

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