Upstream information

CVE-2016-2226 at MITRE

Description

Integer overflow in the string_appends function in cplus-dem.c in libiberty allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted executable, which triggers a buffer overflow.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Pending

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 6.8 6.8
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Medium Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Partial Partial
Integrity Impact Partial Partial
Availability Impact Partial Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.8
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 978812 [NEW]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.


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 Desktop 11 SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 GA
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 GA
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 LTSS
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 GA
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Status of this issue by product and package

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 gcc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 GA gcc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 gcc Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 gcc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 GA gcc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP1 gcc Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 LTSS gcc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS gcc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS gcc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 gcc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA gcc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 gcc Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 GA gcc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP1 gcc Unsupported