Vulnerability CVE-2018-17957


Published: 2018-12-26

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.

Type:

CWE-287

(Improper Authentication)

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
2.1/10
2.9/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
None
None
Affected software
SUSE -> Repository mirroring tool 

 References:
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1117602
https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2018-12/msg00068.html

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