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Vulnerability of openSUSE: privilege escalation via Exim Symlink

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Exim Symlink of openSUSE, in order to escalate his privileges.
Impacted products: openSUSE Leap, SLES.
Severity of this bulletin: 1/4.
Creation date: 10/04/2020.
Références of this threat: CVE-2020-8015, openSUSE-SU-2020:0491-1, openSUSE-SU-2021:0753-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-31989.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Exim Symlink of openSUSE, in order to escalate his privileges.
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This computer vulnerability bulletin impacts software or systems such as openSUSE Leap, SLES.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this vulnerability bulletin is low.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of privileged account.

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

Solutions for this threat 

openSUSE Leap 15.1: new exim packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.1: exim 4.88-lp151.4.12.1

SUSE LE 15 SP1: new exim packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 SP1: exim 4.94.2-bp151.2.4.1
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