CVE-2010-1161, security advisory, novell, suse linux, suse, security, cve


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Upstream information

CVE-2010-1161 at MITRE


Race condition in GNU nano before 2.2.4, when run by root to edit a file that is not owned by root, allows local user-assisted attackers to change the ownership of arbitrary files via vectors related to the creation of backup files.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Ignore

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 3.7
Vector AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 596831 [NEW]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • nano >= 2.9.6-lp150.1.1
  • nano-lang >= 2.9.6-lp150.1.1
openSUSE Leap 15.0 GA nano
openSUSE Leap 42.1
  • nano >= 2.4.2-4.2
  • nano-lang >= 2.4.2-4.2
openSUSE Leap 42.1 GA nano
openSUSE Leap 42.2
  • nano >= 2.4.2-5.3
  • nano-lang >= 2.4.2-5.3
openSUSE Leap 42.2 GA nano
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • nano >= 2.8.5-1.1
  • nano-lang >= 2.8.5-1.1
openSUSE Leap 42.3 GA nano
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • nano >= 2.7.1-1.1
  • nano-lang >= 2.7.1-1.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA nano