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: Running

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 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
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1020739 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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Status of this issue by product and package

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 hexchat In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 hexchat In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 hexchat In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP1 hexchat In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP2 hexchat In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP3 hexchat In progress