Upstream information

CVE-2015-7826 at MITRE


botan 1.11.x before 1.11.22 improperly handles wildcard matching against hostnames, which might allow remote attackers to have unspecified impact via a valid X.509 certificate, as demonstrated by accepting * as a match for

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 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 968029 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

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Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 Botan Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 GA Botan Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP1 Botan Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP3 Botan Affected