Upstream information

CVE-2016-4973 at MITRE

Description

Binaries compiled against targets that use the libssp library in GCC for stack smashing protection (SSP) might allow local users to perform buffer overflow attacks by leveraging lack of the Object Size Checking feature.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.6
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.8
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 994170 [RESOLVED / WORKSFORME]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.


Status of this issue by product and package

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise BSK 12 GA gcc5 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 gcc Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 gcc48 Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 gcc5 Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Toolchain 12 gcc5 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 gcc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 gcc48 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 gcc5 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 GA gcc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 GA gcc48 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP1 gcc Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP1 gcc48 Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP1 gcc5 Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 LTSS gcc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS gcc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS gcc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 gcc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 gcc48 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 gcc5 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA gcc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA gcc48 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA gcc5 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 gcc Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 gcc48 Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 gcc5 Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 GA gcc Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP1 gcc Unsupported