DescriptionThe (1) init.d/slurm and (2) init.d/slurmdbd scripts in SLURM before 2.1.14 place the . (dot) directory in the LD_LIBRARY_PATH, which allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse shared library in the current working directory.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs602340

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
slurm-llnl (PTS)stretch16.05.9-1+deb9u4fixed
stretch (security)16.05.9-1+deb9u2fixed
buster, buster (security)

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[lenny] - slurm-llnl <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
Debian package ships its own, also vulnerable, init script. NOT fixed in 2.1.14-1

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