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Vulnerability of SUSE: privilege escalation via YaST RMT Cheetah CLI Password

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via YaST RMT Cheetah CLI Password of SUSE, in order to escalate his privileges.
Impacted systems: openSUSE Leap, SLES.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Creation date: 19/03/2019.
Références of this alert: CVE-2018-20105, openSUSE-SU-2019:1089-1, openSUSE-SU-2020:0253-1, openSUSE-SU-2020:0320-1, SUSE-SU-2019:0629-1, SUSE-SU-2020:0578-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-28769.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via YaST RMT Cheetah CLI Password of SUSE, in order to escalate his privileges.
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This cybersecurity bulletin impacts software or systems such as openSUSE Leap, SLES.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this cybersecurity weakness 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 vulnerability bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

openSUSE Leap 15.0: new yast2-rmt packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.0: yast2-rmt 1.2.2-lp150.2.19.1

openSUSE Leap 15.1: new yast2-rmt packages (09/03/2020).
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.1: yast2-rmt 1.3.0-lp151.2.6.1

openSUSE Leap 15.1: new yast2-rmt packages (28/02/2020).
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.1: yast2-rmt 1.2.2-lp151.2.3.1

SUSE LE 15: new yast2-rmt packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 RTM: yast2-rmt 1.2.2-3.18.1

SUSE LE 15 SP1: new yast2-rmt packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 SP1: yast2-rmt 1.3.0-3.5.1
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