Upstream information

CVE-2013-7386 at MITRE


Format string vulnerability in the PROJECT::write_account_file function in client/cs_account.cpp in BOINC, possibly 7.2.33, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in the gui_urls item in an account file.

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 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 881055 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX]

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Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 boinc-client Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP3 boinc-client Unsupported