Upstream information

CVE-2017-14032 at MITRE


ARM mbed TLS before 1.3.21 and 2.x before 2.1.9, if optional authentication is configured, allows remote attackers to bypass peer authentication via an X.509 certificate chain with many intermediates. NOTE: although mbed TLS was formerly known as PolarSSL, the releases shipped with the PolarSSL name are not affected.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.8
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 8.1
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1056544 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

    openSUSE-SU-2017:2731-1 openSUSE-SU-2017:2736-1

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Package Hub 12
  • libmbedtls9 >= 1.3.19-8.1
  • mbedtls-devel >= 1.3.19-8.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • libmbedcrypto7 >= 2.27.0-1.2
  • libmbedcrypto7-32bit >= 2.27.0-1.2
  • libmbedtls13 >= 2.27.0-1.2
  • libmbedtls13-32bit >= 2.27.0-1.2
  • libmbedx509-1 >= 2.27.0-1.2
  • libmbedx509-1-32bit >= 2.27.0-1.2
  • mbedtls-devel >= 2.27.0-1.2
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA libmbedcrypto7-2.27.0-1.2

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Wed Aug 30 22:15:14 2017
CVE page last modified: Thu Dec 7 13:15:43 2023