Upstream information

CVE-2017-5357 at MITRE

Description

regex.c in GNU ed before 1.14.1 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a malformed command, which triggers an invalid free.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 5 2.1
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact Partial Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1019807 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1148899 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4
  • ed >= 0.2-1001.30.3.4
Patchnames:
slessp4-ed-14005
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4
  • ed >= 1.9-4.4.5
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2020-1608
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5
  • ed >= 1.9-4.4.5
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2020-1608


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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 SP1 ed In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 ed Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 ed In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 ed In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP4 ed Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5 ed Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 ed Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 ed Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 ed Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 ed In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 ed In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 ed In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 ed Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 ed Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 ed In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 ed Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5 ed Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for the Raspberry Pi ed In progress