Upstream information

CVE-2015-8985 at MITRE

Description

The pop_fail_stack function in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and application crash) via vectors related to extended regular expression processing.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Pending

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 entries: 920169 [RESOLVED], 920338 [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 SP1 glibc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 glibc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 glibc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 glibc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 GA glibc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP2 glibc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP3 glibc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 glibc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 GA glibc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS glibc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 glibc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS glibc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 glibc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 glibc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA glibc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP2 glibc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP2 glibc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP3 glibc Released