Upstream information

CVE-2018-1000221 at MITRE


pkgconf version 1.5.0 to 1.5.2 contains a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in dequote() that can result in dequote() function returns 1-byte allocation if initial length is 0, leading to buffer overflow. This attack appear to be exploitable via specially crafted .pc file. This vulnerability appears to have been fixed in 1.5.3.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having critical 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
Base Score 9.8
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1105438 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 6.0
  • libpkgconf3 >= 1.8.0-2.205
  • pkgconf >= 1.8.0-2.205
  • pkgconf-m4 >= 1.8.0-2.205
  • pkgconf-pkg-config >= 1.8.0-2.205
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 6.0 GA libpkgconf3-1.8.0-2.205
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • libpkgconf-devel >= 1.8.0-1.2
  • libpkgconf3 >= 1.8.0-1.2
  • pkgconf >= 1.8.0-1.2
  • pkgconf-m4 >= 1.8.0-1.2
  • pkgconf-pkg-config >= 1.8.0-1.2

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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 Linux Enterprise Micro 6.0 pkgconf Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Package Hub 15 SP5 pkgconf Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Package Hub 15 SP6 pkgconf Already fixed
openSUSE Leap 15.5 pkgconf Already fixed
openSUSE Leap 15.6 pkgconf Already fixed
Products past their end of life and not receiving proactive updates anymore.
openSUSE Leap 15.4 pkgconf Already fixed

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Tue Aug 21 02:19:43 2018
CVE page last modified: Wed Jul 3 12:21:59 2024