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Vulnerability of s390-tools: file corruption

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

A local attacker can create a symbolic link, in order to alter the pointed file, with privileges of s390-tools.
Impacted software: SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 1/4.
Creation date: 15/03/2021.
Références of this announce: CVE-2021-25316, SUSE-SU-2021:0776-1, SUSE-SU-2021:0777-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-34840.

Description of the vulnerability 

A local attacker can create a symbolic link, in order to alter the pointed file, with privileges of s390-tools.
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This security bulletin impacts software or systems such as SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this cybersecurity announce is low.

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 vulnerability alert.

Solutions for this threat 

SUSE LE 12 SP5: new s390-tools packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP5: s390-tools 2.1.0-18.29.1

SUSE LE 15 SP2: new s390-tools packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 SP2: s390-tools 2.11.0-9.20.1
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