Upstream information

CVE-2015-8917 at MITRE

Description

bsdtar in libarchive before 3.2.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and crash) via an invalid character in the name of a cab file.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Ignore

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 5 4.3
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Low Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact Partial Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 985691 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15
  • libarchive-devel >= 3.3.2-1.27
  • libarchive13 >= 3.3.2-1.27
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA libarchive-devel
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15
  • bsdtar >= 3.3.2-1.27
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 GA bsdtar
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • libarchive13 >= 3.3.2-lp150.1.9
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 15.0 GA libarchive13
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • bsdtar >= 3.2.2-2.1
  • libarchive-devel >= 3.2.2-2.1
  • libarchive13 >= 3.2.2-2.1
  • libarchive13-32bit >= 3.2.2-2.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA bsdtar


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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 GA libarchive Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 libarchive Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 libarchive Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 bsdtar Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 GA libarchive Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP1 libarchive Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2 libarchive Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS bsdtar Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS bsdtar Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 bsdtar Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA libarchive Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 libarchive Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 libarchive Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 for Raspberry PI libarchive Ignore
SUSE Studio Onsite 1.3 bsdtar Ignore