Upstream information

CVE-2012-3461 at MITRE

Description

The (1) otrl_base64_otr_decode function in src/b64.c; (2) otrl_proto_data_read_flags and (3) otrl_proto_accept_data functions in src/proto.c; and (4) decode function in toolkit/parse.c in libotr before 3.2.1 allocates a zero-length buffer when decoding a base64 string, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a message with the value "?OTR:===.", which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 777468 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 789190 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2
  • libotr-devel >= 3.2.0-10.3.1
  • libotr2 >= 3.2.0-10.3.1
Patchnames:
sdksp2-libotr
sledsp2-libotr
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • libotr-devel >= 3.2.0-10.3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 GA libotr-devel-3.2.0-10.3.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP2
  • libotr-devel >= 3.2.0-10.3.1
  • libotr2 >= 3.2.0-10.3.1
Patchnames:
sdksp2-libotr
slessp2-libotr
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
  • libotr2 >= 3.2.0-10.3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 GA libotr2-3.2.0-10.3.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • libotr-devel >= 3.2.0-10.3.1
  • libotr2 >= 3.2.0-10.3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 GA libotr2-3.2.0-10.3.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 GA libotr-devel-3.2.0-10.3.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2
  • libotr-devel >= 3.2.0-10.3.1
Patchnames:
sdksp2-libotr


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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 SP1 libotr Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 libotr Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 libotr Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 libotr Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS libotr Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 libotr Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS libotr Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 libotr Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3-LTSS libotr Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 libotr Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4-LTSS libotr Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP1 libotr Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP2 libotr Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4 libotr Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Business All-in-One 11 SP1 libotr Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP1 libotr Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2 libotr Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 libotr Affected


SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Fri Jun 28 08:50:26 2013
CVE page last modified: Tue Nov 29 12:20:45 2022