Upstream information

CVE-2017-17513 at MITRE

Description

TeX Live through 20170524 does not validate strings before launching the program specified by the BROWSER environment variable, which might allow remote attackers to conduct argument-injection attacks via a crafted URL, related to linked_scripts/context/stubs/unix/mtxrun, texmf-dist/scripts/context/stubs/mswin/mtxrun.lua, and texmf-dist/tex/luatex/lualibs/lualibs-os.lua.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Ignore

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 6.8 4.6
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network Local
Access Complexity Medium Low
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Partial Partial
Integrity Impact Partial Partial
Availability Impact Partial Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 8.8 5.3
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
Access Vector Network Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction Required Required
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High Low
Integrity Impact High Low
Availability Impact High Low
CVSSv3 Version 3 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1073020 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX]

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Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 texlive Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 texlive Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 LTSS texlive Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS texlive Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 texlive Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 texlive Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 texlive Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Bootstrap Kit 12 texlive Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 texlive Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 texlive Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3 texlive Ignore