Upstream information

CVE-2013-2179 at MITRE

Description

X.Org xdm 1.1.10, 1.1.11, and possibly other versions, when performing authentication using certain implementations of the crypt API function that can return NULL, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and crash) by attempting to log into an account whose password field contains invalid characters, as demonstrated using the crypt function from glibc 2.17 and later with (1) the "!" character in the salt portion of a password field or (2) a password that has been encrypted using DES or MD5 in FIPS-140 mode.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

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 entry: 824884 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • xdm >= 1.1.12-16.3
  • xdm-xsession >= 1.1.12-16.3
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA xdm-1.1.12-16.3


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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 xdm Analysis
SUSE CaaS Platform 4.0 xdm Analysis
SUSE Enterprise Storage 6 xdm Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5 xdm Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 LTSS xdm Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 LTSS xdm Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP2 xdm Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 BCL xdm Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS ERICSSON xdm Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS SAP xdm Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 BCL xdm Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 ESPOS xdm Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 LTSS xdm Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 ESPOS xdm Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 LTSS xdm Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 xdm Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 LTSS xdm Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 Business Critical Linux xdm Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 LTSS xdm Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server ESPOS 15 xdm Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 xdm Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 xdm Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5 xdm Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 xdm Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1 xdm Analysis
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0 xdm Unsupported
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0 xdm Unsupported
SUSE Manager Server 4.0 xdm Unsupported
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 xdm Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 xdm Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 xdm Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 9 xdm Analysis