Upstream information

CVE-2016-4074 at MITRE


The jv_dump_term function in jq 1.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack consumption and application crash) via a crafted JSON file. This issue has been fixed in jg 1.6_rc1-r0.

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 7.8 2.6
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Low High
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact Complete Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1014176 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 976992 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Enterprise Storage 4
  • jq >= 1.5-3.5.7
  • libjq1 >= 1.5-3.5.7
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP1
  • jq >= 1.5-1.27
  • libjq-devel >= 1.5-1.27
  • libjq1 >= 1.5-1.27
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP3
  • jq >= 1.6-3.3.1
  • libjq-devel >= 1.6-3.3.1
  • libjq1 >= 1.6-3.3.1
SUSE Package Hub for SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 SP1
  • jq >= 1.5-5.1
  • libjq-devel >= 1.5-5.1
  • libjq1 >= 1.5-5.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • jq >= 1.6-2.9
  • libjq-devel >= 1.6-2.9
  • libjq1 >= 1.6-2.9
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA jq-1.6-2.9

First public cloud image revisions this CVE is fixed in:

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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 jq In progress
SUSE Enterprise Storage 4 jq Released
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 jq In progress
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 jq In progress