Vigil@nce - util-linux: privilege escalation via Default Su PATH
November 2019 by Vigil@nce
SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
Impacted products: openSUSE Leap, SLES.
Consequences: administrator access/rights, privileged access/rights.
Provenance: user shell.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 06/09/2019.
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker can bypass restrictions via Default Su PATH of util-linux, in order to escalate his privileges.
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