openSUSE Leap hylafax+ Package default permission

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in openSUSE Leap (the affected version unknown). This affects some unknown processing of the component hylafax+ Package. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-276. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

A Incorrect Default Permissions vulnerability in the packaging of hylafax+ of openSUSE Leap 15.2, openSUSE Leap 15.1, openSUSE Factory allows local attackers to escalate from user uucp to users calling hylafax binaries. This issue affects: openSUSE Leap 15.2 hylafax+ versions prior to 7.0.2-lp152.2.1. openSUSE Leap 15.1 hylafax+ version 5.6.1-lp151.3.7 and prior versions. openSUSE Factory hylafax+ versions prior to 7.0.2-2.1.

The weakness was released 06/29/2020 as Bug 1172731 as not defined bug report (Bugzilla). The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2020-8024 since 01/27/2020. An attack has to be approached locally. Required for exploitation is a authentication. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.



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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.1

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.1
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NVD Base Score: 5.3
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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-276
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

Availability: 🔒
Status: Not defined

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Recommended: Upgrade
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01/27/2020 CVE assigned
06/29/2020 +154 days Advisory disclosed
06/29/2020 +0 days VulDB entry created
10/27/2020 +120 days VulDB last update


Advisory: Bug 1172731
Status: Not defined
Confirmation: 🔒

CVE: CVE-2020-8024 (🔒)


Created: 06/29/2020 01:01 PM
Updated: 10/27/2020 08:31 PM
Changes: (1) source_cve_cna
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