Upstream information

CVE-2016-2087 at MITRE

Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in the client in HexChat 2.11.0 allows remote IRC servers to read or modify arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the server name.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 6.8 4
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Medium High
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Partial Partial
Integrity Impact Partial Partial
Availability Impact Partial None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.4
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact None
CVSSv3 Version 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1020739 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP5
  • hexchat >= 2.12.0-6.5.146
  • hexchat-lang >= 2.12.0-6.5.146
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP5-2020-2872


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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 Workstation Extension 12 SP5 hexchat Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15 SP1 hexchat Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15 SP2 hexchat Not affected