Upstream information

CVE-2019-15767 at MITRE


In GNU Chess 6.2.5, there is a stack-based buffer overflow in the cmd_load function in frontend/ via a crafted chess position in an EPD file.

SUSE information

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

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 SUSE
Base Score 7.8 7.8
Attack Vector Local Local
Attack Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction Required Required
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High High
Integrity Impact High High
Availability Impact High High
CVSSv3 Version 3 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1148736 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Leap 15.2
  • gnuchess >= 6.2.6-lp152.1.2
openSUSE Leap 15.2 GA gnuchess-6.2.6-lp152.1.1
openSUSE Leap 15.3
  • gnuchess >= 6.2.6-bp153.1.16
openSUSE Leap 15.3 GA gnuchess-6.2.6-bp153.1.16
openSUSE Leap 15.4
  • gnuchess >= 6.2.9-bp154.1.21
openSUSE Leap 15.4 GA gnuchess-6.2.9-bp154.1.21
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • gnuchess >= 6.2.9-1.2

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Thu Aug 29 11:22:37 2019
CVE page last modified: Sun Jun 16 00:44:57 2024