Upstream information

CVE-2019-3817 at MITRE


A use-after-free flaw has been discovered in libcomps before version 0.1.10 in the way ObjMRTrees are merged. An attacker, who is able to make an application read a crafted comps XML file, may be able to crash the application or execute malicious code.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important 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 8.8
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1122841 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Package Hub 15
  • libcomps-devel >= 0.1.8-bp150.3.3.1
  • libcomps-doc >= 0.1.8-bp150.3.3.1
  • libcomps0_1_6 >= 0.1.8-bp150.3.3.1
  • python-libcomps-doc >= 0.1.8-bp150.3.3.1
  • python2-libcomps >= 0.1.8-bp150.3.3.1
  • python3-libcomps >= 0.1.8-bp150.3.3.1
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • libcomps-devel >= 0.1.8-lp150.2.3.1
  • libcomps-doc >= 0.1.8-lp150.2.3.1
  • libcomps0_1_6 >= 0.1.8-lp150.2.3.1
  • python-libcomps-doc >= 0.1.8-lp150.2.3.1
  • python2-libcomps >= 0.1.8-lp150.2.3.1
  • python3-libcomps >= 0.1.8-lp150.2.3.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • libcomps-devel >= 0.1.17-1.2
  • libcomps-doc >= 0.1.17-1.2
  • libcomps0 >= 0.1.17-1.2
  • python-libcomps-doc >= 0.1.17-1.2
  • python3-libcomps >= 0.1.17-1.2
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA libcomps-devel-0.1.17-1.2