SUSE Linux before 9.1 and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server before 9 do not properly check commands sent to CD devices that have been opened read-only, which could allow local users to conduct unauthorized write activities to modify the firmware of associated SCSI devices.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification
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