72180 : SUSE Linux Enterprise rubygem-sqlite3 Local Privilege Escalation
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2011-05-03

Description

SUSE Linux Enterprise contains a flaw that may allow an attacker to gain access to unauthorized privileges. Certain files within rubygem-sqlite3 are world-writable, allowing a local attacker to inject arbitrary code with elevated privileges.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Patch / RCS
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Solution

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, SUSE has released a patch to address this vulnerability. Check the vendor advisory or solution in the references section.

Products

Novell, Inc.
SuSE Linux Enterprise
11 SP1

References

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 2.1
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2011-05-13 | Disagree?

Access_vector_0 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_0 Integrity_impact_1 Availability_impact_0

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