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 important 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
  • libotr2 >= 3.2.0-10.3.1
Patchnames:
sledsp2-libotr
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • libotr2 >= 3.2.0-10.3.1
Patchnames:
slessp2-libotr
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
  • libotr2 >= 3.2.0-10.3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 GA libotr2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • libotr2 >= 3.2.0-10.3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 GA libotr2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP2
  • libotr2 >= 3.2.0-10.3.1
Patchnames:
slessp2-libotr
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2
  • libotr-devel >= 3.2.0-10.3.1
Patchnames:
sdksp2-libotr
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
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2
  • libotr-devel >= 3.2.0-10.3.1
sled11-sp2.x86
sles11-sp2-vmware.x86
sle11-sp2-sdk.x86-64
sles11-sp2.x86-64
sles11-sp2-vmware.x86-64
sles11-sp2.ia64
sle11-sp2-sdk.x86
sle11-sp2-sdk.ppc
sles11-sp2.s390x
sle11-sp2-sdk.s390x
sle11-sp2-sdk.ia64
sled11-sp2.x86-64
sles11-sp2.ppc
sles11-sp2.x86
SAT Patch Nr: 7076
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 for VMware
  • libotr2 >= 3.2.0-10.3.1
sled11-sp2.x86
sles11-sp2-vmware.x86
sle11-sp2-sdk.x86-64
sles11-sp2.x86-64
sles11-sp2-vmware.x86-64
sles11-sp2.ia64
sle11-sp2-sdk.x86
sle11-sp2-sdk.ppc
sles11-sp2.s390x
sle11-sp2-sdk.s390x
sle11-sp2-sdk.ia64
sled11-sp2.x86-64
sles11-sp2.ppc
sles11-sp2.x86
SAT Patch Nr: 7076
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP4 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP4 for x86
  • libotr >= 3.0.0-16.9.1
sle10-sp4-sdk.ia64
sle10-sp4-sdk.s390x
sled10-sp4.x86
sle10-sp4-sdk.x86-64
sle10-sp4-sdk.x86
sled10-sp4.x86-64
sle10-sp4-sdk.ppc
ZYPP Patch Nr: 8377
SLE SDK 10 SP4 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SLE SDK 10 SP4 for IBM zSeries
SLE SDK 10 SP4 for IPF
SLE SDK 10 SP4 for X86-64
SLE SDK 10 SP4 for x86
  • libotr >= 3.0.0-16.9.1
  • libotr-devel >= 3.0.0-16.9.1
sle10-sp4-sdk.ia64
sle10-sp4-sdk.s390x
sled10-sp4.x86
sle10-sp4-sdk.x86-64
sle10-sp4-sdk.x86
sled10-sp4.x86-64
sle10-sp4-sdk.ppc
ZYPP Patch Nr: 8377


Status of this issue by product and package

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP4 libotr Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 libotr Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 libotr Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP1 libotr Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP2 libotr Released
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 for SAP AIO 11 SP1 libotr Released