Upstream information

CVE-2016-4449 at MITRE

Description

XML external entity (XXE) vulnerability in the xmlStringLenDecodeEntities function in parser.c in libxml2 before 2.9.4, when not in validating mode, allows context-dependent attackers to read arbitrary files or cause a denial of service (resource consumption) via unspecified vectors.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 5.8 4.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Medium Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Partial None
Integrity Impact None Partial
Availability Impact Partial None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.1
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1123919 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 981550 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1
  • libxml2 >= 2.9.1-24.1
  • libxml2-2 >= 2.9.1-24.1
  • libxml2-2-32bit >= 2.9.1-24.1
  • libxml2-tools >= 2.9.1-24.1
  • python-libxml2 >= 2.9.1-24.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-915
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12
  • libxml2 >= 2.9.1-24.1
  • libxml2-2 >= 2.9.1-24.1
  • libxml2-2-32bit >= 2.9.1-24.1
  • libxml2-tools >= 2.9.1-24.1
  • python-libxml2 >= 2.9.1-24.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2016-915
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Containers 12
  • sles12-docker-image >= 1.1.4-20171002
  • sles12sp1-docker-image >= 1.0.7-20171002
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Containers-12-2017-1672
SUSE-SLE-Module-Containers-12-2017-1673
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2-LTSS
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP2-LTSS
  • libxml2 >= 2.7.6-0.44.1
  • libxml2-32bit >= 2.7.6-0.44.1
  • libxml2-doc >= 2.7.6-0.44.1
  • libxml2-python >= 2.7.6-0.44.4
Patchnames:
slessp2-libxml2-12616
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3-LTSS
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP3-LTSS
  • libxml2 >= 2.7.6-0.44.1
  • libxml2-32bit >= 2.7.6-0.44.1
  • libxml2-doc >= 2.7.6-0.44.1
  • libxml2-python >= 2.7.6-0.44.4
Patchnames:
slessp3-libxml2-12616
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4
  • libxml2 >= 2.7.6-0.44.1
  • libxml2-32bit >= 2.7.6-0.44.1
  • libxml2-doc >= 2.7.6-0.44.1
  • libxml2-python >= 2.7.6-0.44.4
  • libxml2-x86 >= 2.7.6-0.44.1
Patchnames:
slessp4-libxml2-12616
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP1
  • libxml2 >= 2.9.1-24.1
  • libxml2-2 >= 2.9.1-24.1
  • libxml2-2-32bit >= 2.9.1-24.1
  • libxml2-doc >= 2.9.1-24.1
  • libxml2-tools >= 2.9.1-24.1
  • python-libxml2 >= 2.9.1-24.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-915
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12
  • libxml2 >= 2.9.1-24.1
  • libxml2-2 >= 2.9.1-24.1
  • libxml2-2-32bit >= 2.9.1-24.1
  • libxml2-doc >= 2.9.1-24.1
  • libxml2-tools >= 2.9.1-24.1
  • python-libxml2 >= 2.9.1-24.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2016-915
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • libxml2 >= 2.7.6-0.44.1
  • libxml2-devel >= 2.7.6-0.44.1
  • libxml2-devel-32bit >= 2.7.6-0.44.1
Patchnames:
sdksp4-libxml2-12616
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP1
  • libxml2 >= 2.9.1-24.1
  • libxml2-devel >= 2.9.1-24.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2016-915
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12
  • libxml2 >= 2.9.1-24.1
  • libxml2-devel >= 2.9.1-24.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-2016-915
SUSE Manager 2.1
  • libxml2 >= 2.7.6-0.44.1
  • libxml2-32bit >= 2.7.6-0.44.1
  • libxml2-doc >= 2.7.6-0.44.1
  • libxml2-python >= 2.7.6-0.44.4
Patchnames:
sleman21-libxml2-12616
SUSE Manager Proxy 2.1
  • libxml2 >= 2.7.6-0.44.1
  • libxml2-32bit >= 2.7.6-0.44.1
  • libxml2-doc >= 2.7.6-0.44.1
  • libxml2-python >= 2.7.6-0.44.4
Patchnames:
slemap21-libxml2-12616
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 5
  • libxml2 >= 2.7.6-0.44.1
  • libxml2-32bit >= 2.7.6-0.44.1
  • libxml2-doc >= 2.7.6-0.44.1
  • libxml2-python >= 2.7.6-0.44.4
Patchnames:
sleclo50sp3-libxml2-12616
openSUSE Leap 42.1
  • libxml2 >= 2.9.1-19.1
  • libxml2-2 >= 2.9.1-19.1
  • libxml2-2-32bit >= 2.9.1-19.1
  • libxml2-2-debuginfo >= 2.9.1-19.1
  • libxml2-2-debuginfo-32bit >= 2.9.1-19.1
  • libxml2-debugsource >= 2.9.1-19.1
  • libxml2-devel >= 2.9.1-19.1
  • libxml2-devel-32bit >= 2.9.1-19.1
  • libxml2-doc >= 2.9.1-19.1
  • libxml2-tools >= 2.9.1-19.1
  • libxml2-tools-debuginfo >= 2.9.1-19.1
  • python-libxml2 >= 2.9.1-19.1
  • python-libxml2-debuginfo >= 2.9.1-19.1
  • python-libxml2-debugsource >= 2.9.1-19.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2016-733


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
SLES for SAP Applications libxml2 Released
SLES_LTSS-10-SP4 libxml2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 Module for Containers sles12-docker-image Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 Module for Containers sles12sp1-docker-image Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 for VMware libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 LTSS libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP3 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP1 libxml2 Released