Upstream information

CVE-2016-2196 at MITRE

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the P-521 reduction function in Botan 1.11.x before 1.11.27 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory overwrite and crash) or execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors.

SUSE information

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 10.00 6.82
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Low Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Complete Partial
Integrity Impact Complete Partial
Availability Impact Complete Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 9.8
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 965618 [RESOLVED / UPSTREAM], 965620 [RESOLVED / ], 965621 [RESOLVED / ]

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List of planned updates

The following information is the current evaluation information for this security issue. It might neither be accurate nor complete, Use at own risk.
Product(s) Source package
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 GA
Botan