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

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.64
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]

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