Upstream information

CVE-2016-4804 at MITRE

Description

The read_boot function in boot.c in dosfstools before 4.0 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted filesystem, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow in the (1) read_fat function or an out-of-bounds heap read in (2) get_fat function.

SUSE information

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 2.11 1.85
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact Partial Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.2
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

SUSE Bugzilla entries: 980364 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 980377 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1
  • dosfstools >= 3.0.26-6.5
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-1263
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2
  • dosfstools >= 3.0.26-6.5
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 GA dosfstools
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • dosfstools >= 3.0.26-3.1
Patchnames:
slessp4-dosfstools-12706
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1
  • dosfstools >= 3.0.26-6.5
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-1263
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2
  • dosfstools >= 3.0.26-6.5
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 GA dosfstools
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2
  • dosfstools >= 3.0.26-6.5
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2 GA dosfstools
openSUSE 13.2
  • dosfstools >= 3.0.26-3.8.1
  • dosfstools-debuginfo >= 3.0.26-3.8.1
  • dosfstools-debugsource >= 3.0.26-3.8.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2016-671
openSUSE Leap 42.1
  • dosfstools >= 3.0.26-9.1
  • dosfstools-debuginfo >= 3.0.26-9.1
  • dosfstools-debugsource >= 3.0.26-9.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2016-1045
openSUSE-2016-671
openSUSE Leap 42.2
  • dosfstools >= 3.0.26-10.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 42.2 GA dosfstools