Upstream information

CVE-2018-17294 at MITRE

Description

The matchCurrentInput function inside lou_translateString.c of Liblouis prior to 3.7 does not check the input string's length, allowing attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash via out-of-bounds read) by crafting an input file with certain translation dictionaries.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Running

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 6.5 3.3
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Access Vector Network Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction Required Required
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact High Low
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1109319 [IN_PROGRESS]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15
  • liblouis >= 3.3.0-4.5.1
  • liblouis-data >= 3.3.0-4.5.1
  • liblouis-devel >= 3.3.0-4.5.1
  • liblouis14 >= 3.3.0-4.5.1
  • python3-louis >= 3.3.0-4.5.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Desktop-Applications-15-2019-795
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 SP1
  • liblouis-data >= 3.3.0-4.5.1
  • liblouis-devel >= 3.3.0-4.5.1
  • liblouis14 >= 3.3.0-4.5.1
  • python3-louis >= 3.3.0-4.5.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 SP1 GA liblouis-data
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15
  • liblouis >= 3.3.0-4.5.1
  • liblouis-doc >= 3.3.0-4.5.1
  • liblouis-tools >= 3.3.0-4.5.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-2019-795
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • liblouis >= 1.7.0-1.3.16.1
  • liblouis0 >= 1.7.0-1.3.16.1
  • python-louis >= 1.7.0-1.3.16.1
Patchnames:
slessp4-liblouis-13994
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4
  • liblouis >= 1.7.0-1.3.16.1
  • liblouis0 >= 1.7.0-1.3.16.1
  • python-louis >= 1.7.0-1.3.16.1
Patchnames:
slessp4-liblouis-13994
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • liblouis >= 3.3.0-lp150.3.3.1
  • liblouis-data >= 3.3.0-lp150.3.3.1
  • liblouis-debuginfo >= 3.3.0-lp150.3.3.1
  • liblouis-debugsource >= 3.3.0-lp150.3.3.1
  • liblouis-devel >= 3.3.0-lp150.3.3.1
  • liblouis-doc >= 3.3.0-lp150.3.3.1
  • liblouis-tools >= 3.3.0-lp150.3.3.1
  • liblouis-tools-debuginfo >= 3.3.0-lp150.3.3.1
  • liblouis14 >= 3.3.0-lp150.3.3.1
  • liblouis14-debuginfo >= 3.3.0-lp150.3.3.1
  • python3-louis >= 3.3.0-lp150.3.3.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2019-1160


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 Desktop 12 SP3 liblouis In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 liblouis In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 liblouis In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 GA liblouis Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP3 liblouis In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP4 liblouis In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS liblouis Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 liblouis Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS liblouis In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS liblouis In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS liblouis Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 liblouis In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 liblouis In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 GA liblouis Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 liblouis Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 liblouis In progress