Upstream information

CVE-2015-6806 at MITRE

Description

The MScrollV function in ansi.c in GNU screen 4.3.1 and earlier does not properly limit recursion, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack consumption) via an escape sequence with a large repeat count value.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Pending

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 5 3.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Low Medium
Authentication None Single
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact Partial Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 944458 [NEW]

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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 screen Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 screen Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 GA screen Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 screen Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 screen Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA screen Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP3 screen Affected