Upstream information

CVE-2016-4472 at MITRE

Description

The overflow protection in Expat is removed by compilers with certain optimization settings, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted XML data. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2015-1283 and CVE-2015-2716.

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 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 8.1
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3

Note from the SUSE Security Team

The previous updates of expat tracked under CVE-2015-1283 already contained the improved code.

SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1034050 [NEW], 939077 [RESOLVED], 980391 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 983985 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
HPE Helion Openstack 8
  • libpython3_4m1_0 >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
  • python3 >= 3.4.10-25.39.3
  • python3-base >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
  • python3-curses >= 3.4.10-25.39.3
  • python3-devel >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
Patchnames:
HPE-Helion-OpenStack-8-2020-497
SUSE Enterprise Storage 5
  • libpython3_4m1_0 >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
  • python3 >= 3.4.10-25.39.3
  • python3-base >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
  • python3-curses >= 3.4.10-25.39.3
  • python3-devel >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
Patchnames:
SUSE-Storage-5-2020-497
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4
  • libpython3_4m1_0 >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
  • python3 >= 3.4.10-25.39.3
  • python3-base >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
  • python3-curses >= 3.4.10-25.39.3
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP4-2020-497
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP1
  • expat >= 2.2.5-1.140
  • libexpat-devel >= 2.2.5-1.140
  • libexpat1 >= 2.2.5-1.140
  • libexpat1-32bit >= 2.2.5-1.140
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Web Scripting 12
  • libpython3_4m1_0 >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
  • python3 >= 3.4.10-25.39.3
  • python3-base >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Web-Scripting-12-2020-497
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 12 SP2-CLIENT
  • libpython3_4m1_0 >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
  • python3 >= 3.4.10-25.39.3
  • python3-base >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
  • python3-curses >= 3.4.10-25.39.3
  • python3-devel >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-POS-12-SP2-CLIENT-2020-497
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1-LTSS
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP1-LTSS
  • libpython3_4m1_0 >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
  • python3 >= 3.4.10-25.39.3
  • python3-base >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
  • python3-curses >= 3.4.10-25.39.3
  • python3-devel >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2020-497
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-BCL
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2-BCL
  • libpython3_4m1_0 >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
  • python3 >= 3.4.10-25.39.3
  • python3-base >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
  • python3-curses >= 3.4.10-25.39.3
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2020-497
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-ESPOS
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2-ESPOS
  • libpython3_4m1_0 >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
  • python3 >= 3.4.10-25.39.3
  • python3-base >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
  • python3-curses >= 3.4.10-25.39.3
  • python3-devel >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-ESPOS-2020-497
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-LTSS
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2-LTSS
  • libpython3_4m1_0 >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
  • python3 >= 3.4.10-25.39.3
  • python3-base >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
  • python3-curses >= 3.4.10-25.39.3
  • python3-devel >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2020-497
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-BCL
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3-BCL
  • libpython3_4m1_0 >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
  • python3 >= 3.4.10-25.39.3
  • python3-base >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
  • python3-curses >= 3.4.10-25.39.3
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-BCL-2020-497
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-ESPOS
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3-ESPOS
  • libpython3_4m1_0 >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
  • python3 >= 3.4.10-25.39.3
  • python3-base >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
  • python3-curses >= 3.4.10-25.39.3
  • python3-devel >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-ESPOS-2020-497
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-LTSS
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3-LTSS
  • libpython3_4m1_0 >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
  • python3 >= 3.4.10-25.39.3
  • python3-base >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
  • python3-curses >= 3.4.10-25.39.3
  • python3-devel >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2020-497
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4
  • libpython3_4m1_0 >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
  • python3 >= 3.4.10-25.39.3
  • python3-base >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
  • python3-curses >= 3.4.10-25.39.3
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2020-497
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5
  • libpython3_4m1_0 >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
  • libpython3_4m1_0-32bit >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
  • python3 >= 3.4.10-25.39.3
  • python3-base >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
  • python3-curses >= 3.4.10-25.39.3
  • python3-tk >= 3.4.10-25.39.3
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2020-497
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP1
  • libpython3_4m1_0 >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
  • python3 >= 3.4.10-25.39.3
  • python3-base >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
  • python3-curses >= 3.4.10-25.39.3
  • python3-devel >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2020-497
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2
  • libpython3_4m1_0 >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
  • python3 >= 3.4.10-25.39.3
  • python3-base >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
  • python3-curses >= 3.4.10-25.39.3
  • python3-devel >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2020-497
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3
  • libpython3_4m1_0 >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
  • python3 >= 3.4.10-25.39.3
  • python3-base >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
  • python3-curses >= 3.4.10-25.39.3
  • python3-devel >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP3-2020-497
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP4
  • python3 >= 3.4.10-25.39.3
  • python3-base >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
  • python3-dbm >= 3.4.10-25.39.3
  • python3-devel >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP4-2020-497
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP5
  • python3 >= 3.4.10-25.39.3
  • python3-base >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
  • python3-dbm >= 3.4.10-25.39.3
  • python3-devel >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP5-2020-497
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7
  • libpython3_4m1_0 >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
  • python3 >= 3.4.10-25.39.3
  • python3-base >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
  • python3-curses >= 3.4.10-25.39.3
  • python3-devel >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
Patchnames:
SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-7-2020-497
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8
  • libpython3_4m1_0 >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
  • python3 >= 3.4.10-25.39.3
  • python3-base >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
  • python3-curses >= 3.4.10-25.39.3
  • python3-devel >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
Patchnames:
SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-8-2020-497
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8
  • libpython3_4m1_0 >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
  • python3 >= 3.4.10-25.39.3
  • python3-base >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
  • python3-curses >= 3.4.10-25.39.3
  • python3-devel >= 3.4.10-25.39.2
Patchnames:
SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Crowbar-8-2020-497
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • expat >= 2.2.5-lp150.1.9
  • libexpat1 >= 2.2.5-lp150.1.9
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 15.0 GA expat
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • expat >= 2.2.0-3.1
  • libexpat-devel >= 2.2.0-3.1
  • libexpat-devel-32bit >= 2.2.0-3.1
  • libexpat1 >= 2.2.0-3.1
  • libexpat1-32bit >= 2.2.0-3.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA expat


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
CaaS Platform 2.0 expat Already fixed
OpenStack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7.0 expat Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 expat Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 expat Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 expat Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2 expat Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP3 expat Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS expat Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 expat Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS expat Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS expat Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 expat Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 expat Already fixed
SUSE Studio Onsite 1.3 expat Already fixed