Upstream information

CVE-2008-1391 at MITRE

Description

Multiple integer overflows in libc in NetBSD 4.x, FreeBSD 6.x and 7.x, and probably other BSD and Apple Mac OS platforms allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via large values of certain integer fields in the format argument to (1) the strfmon function in lib/libc/stdlib/strfmon.c, related to the GET_NUMBER macro; and (2) the printf function, related to left_prec and right_prec.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important 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
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 375315 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 611607 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:


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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 11 glibc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 glibc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for SAP Enterprise Search glibc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 glibc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 glibc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS glibc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 glibc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP1 glibc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Business All-in-One 11 SP1 glibc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 glibc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP1 glibc Released