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

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 10 6.8
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]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.


Status of this issue by product and package

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP2 Botan Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP3 Botan Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 Botan Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 GA Botan Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP1 Botan Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2 Botan Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP3 Botan Affected