Upstream information

CVE-2015-7988 at MITRE


The handle_regservice_request function in mDNSResponder before 625.41.2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via unspecified vectors.

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 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

Note from the SUSE Security Team

The package mDNSResponder-lib in the SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 family of SUSE Enterprise products derives code from mDNSResponder, but does not contain vulnerable code and is not affected by the null pointer dereference CVE-2015-7988 / VU#1543335.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 951787 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

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Status of this issue by product and package

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