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Vulnerability of SUSE: privilege escalation via TeX Live

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via TeX Live of SUSE, in order to escalate his privileges.
Impacted systems: openSUSE Leap, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Number of vulnerabilities in this bulletin: 2.
Creation date: 28/02/2020.
Références of this alert: CVE-2020-8016, CVE-2020-8017, openSUSE-SU-2020:0368-1, SUSE-SU-2020:0519-1, SUSE-SU-2020:0520-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-31697.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via TeX Live of SUSE, in order to escalate h...
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This vulnerability note impacts software or systems such as openSUSE Leap, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.

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

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

This bulletin is about 2 vulnerabilities.

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

Solutions for this threat 

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