Upstream information

CVE-2021-20308 at MITRE


Integer overflow in the htmldoc 1.9.11 and before may allow attackers to execute arbitrary code and cause a denial of service that is similar to CVE-2017-9181.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 9.8 3.3
Attack Vector Network Local
Attack Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction None Required
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High None
Integrity Impact High None
Availability Impact High Low
CVSSv3 Version 3.1 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1184424 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Package Hub 12 SP1
  • htmldoc >= 1.8.28-6.1
SUSE Package Hub 15 SP1
  • htmldoc >= 1.9.12-bp151.4.3.1
SUSE Package Hub 15 SP2
  • htmldoc >= 1.9.12-bp152.4.3.1
SUSE Package Hub 15 SP3
  • htmldoc >= 1.9.12-bp153.2.3.1
Subscription Management Tool 11 SP3
  • htmldoc >= 1.8.27-
openSUSE Leap 15.2
  • htmldoc >= 1.9.12-lp152.4.3.1
openSUSE Leap 15.3
  • htmldoc >= 1.9.12-bp153.2.3.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • htmldoc >= 1.9.12-1.2
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA htmldoc-1.9.12-1.2

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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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. The updates are grouped by state of their lifecycle. SUSE product lifecycles are documented on the lifecycle page.

Product(s) Source package State
Products under general support and receiving all security fixes.
SUSE Package Hub 12 SP1 htmldoc Released
Products past their end of life and not receiving proactive updates anymore.
SUSE Package Hub 15 SP1 htmldoc Released
SUSE Package Hub 15 SP2 htmldoc Released
SUSE Package Hub 15 SP3 htmldoc Released
Subscription Management Tool for SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP3 htmldoc Released
Products at an unknown state of their lifecycle.
Subscription Management Tool 11 SP3 htmldoc Released

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Tue Apr 6 02:40:33 2021
CVE page last modified: Tue May 23 18:04:07 2023