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Vulnerability of SLURM: privilege escalation via Prolog/Epilog

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Prolog/Epilog of SLURM, in order to escalate his privileges.
Vulnerable software: Debian, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Creation date: 08/11/2017.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CVE-2017-15566, DSA-4023-1, SUSE-SU-2020:0434-1, SUSE-SU-2020:0443-1, SUSE-SU-2020:2607-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-24373.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Prolog/Epilog of SLURM, in order to escalate his privileges.
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This weakness announce impacts software or systems such as Debian, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this vulnerability alert is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user shell.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer threat announce.

Solutions for this threat 

Debian 9: new slurm-llnl packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 9: slurm-llnl 16.05.9-1+deb9u1

SUSE LE 12: new pdsh packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 RTM-SP5: pdsh 2.33-7.18.1, slurm_18_08 18.08.9-3.5.1

SUSE LE 12: new slurm_20_02 packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 RTM: slurm_20_02 20.02.3-3.5.1

SUSE LE 15: new pdsh packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 RTM: pdsh 2.33-7.6.1, slurm 18_08-18.08.9-1.5.2
  SUSE LE 15 SP1: pdsh 2.33-7.6.1
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