Upstream information

CVE-2016-4463 at MITRE

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in Apache Xerces-C++ before 3.1.4 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service via a deeply nested DTD.

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 5 6.8
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P 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 None Partial
Integrity Impact None Partial
Availability Impact Partial Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector 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
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 985860 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1
  • libxerces-c-3_1 >= 3.1.1-12.3
  • libxerces-c-3_1-32bit >= 3.1.1-12.3
  • xerces-c >= 3.1.1-12.3
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-1271
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2
  • libxerces-c-3_1 >= 3.1.1-12.3
  • libxerces-c-3_1-32bit >= 3.1.1-12.3
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 GA libxerces-c-3_1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3
  • libxerces-c-3_1 >= 3.1.1-12.3
  • libxerces-c-3_1-32bit >= 3.1.1-12.3
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 GA libxerces-c-3_1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15
  • libxerces-c-3_1 >= 3.1.4-1.40
  • libxerces-c-devel >= 3.1.4-1.40
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA libxerces-c-3_1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1
  • libxerces-c-3_1 >= 3.1.1-12.3
  • libxerces-c-3_1-32bit >= 3.1.1-12.3
  • xerces-c >= 3.1.1-12.3
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-1271
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2
  • libxerces-c-3_1 >= 3.1.1-12.3
  • libxerces-c-3_1-32bit >= 3.1.1-12.3
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 GA libxerces-c-3_1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3
  • libxerces-c-3_1 >= 3.1.1-12.3
  • libxerces-c-3_1-32bit >= 3.1.1-12.3
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 GA libxerces-c-3_1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2
  • libxerces-c-3_1 >= 3.1.1-12.3
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2 GA libxerces-c-3_1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP1
  • libxerces-c-3_1 >= 3.1.1-12.3
  • libxerces-c-3_1-32bit >= 3.1.1-12.3
  • xerces-c >= 3.1.1-12.3
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-1271
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • Xerces-c >= 2.8.0-29.17.5.1
  • libXerces-c-devel >= 2.8.0-29.17.5.1
  • libXerces-c28 >= 2.8.0-29.17.5.1
Patchnames:
sdksp4-Xerces-c-13828
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP1
  • libxerces-c-devel >= 3.1.1-12.3
  • xerces-c >= 3.1.1-12.3
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2016-1271
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP2
  • libxerces-c-devel >= 3.1.1-12.3
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP2 GA libxerces-c-devel
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3
  • libxerces-c-devel >= 3.1.1-12.3
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3 GA libxerces-c-devel
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • libxerces-c-3_1 >= 3.1.4-lp150.1.10
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 15.0 GA libxerces-c-3_1
openSUSE Leap 42.1
  • libxerces-c-3_1 >= 3.1.1-19.1
  • libxerces-c-3_1-32bit >= 3.1.1-19.1
  • libxerces-c-3_1-debuginfo >= 3.1.1-19.1
  • libxerces-c-3_1-debuginfo-32bit >= 3.1.1-19.1
  • libxerces-c-devel >= 3.1.1-19.1
  • xerces-c >= 3.1.1-19.1
  • xerces-c-debuginfo >= 3.1.1-19.1
  • xerces-c-debugsource >= 3.1.1-19.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2016-1046
openSUSE Leap 42.2
  • libxerces-c-3_1 >= 3.1.1-20.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 42.2 GA libxerces-c-3_1
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • libxerces-c-3_1 >= 3.1.1-22.3
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 42.3 GA libxerces-c-3_1
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • libxerces-c-3_1 >= 3.1.4-1.3
  • libxerces-c-3_1-32bit >= 3.1.4-1.3
  • libxerces-c-devel >= 3.1.4-1.3
  • xerces-c >= 3.1.4-1.3
  • xerces-c-doc >= 3.1.4-1.3
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA libxerces-c-3_1


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
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 GA xerces-c Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 xerces-c Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 xerces-c Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 Xerces-c Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP1 xerces-c Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2 xerces-c Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 xerces-c Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 xerces-c Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 GA xerces-c Released