Upstream information

CVE-2016-5180 at MITRE

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the ares_create_query function in c-ares 1.x before 1.12.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a hostname with an escaped trailing dot.

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 7.5 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Low Low
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Partial None
Integrity Impact Partial None
Availability Impact Partial Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 9.8
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1007728 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1
  • libcares2 >= 1.9.1-5.1
  • libcares2-32bit >= 1.9.1-5.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-1924
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2
  • libcares2 >= 1.9.1-5.1
  • libcares2-32bit >= 1.9.1-5.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2016-1924
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3
  • libcares2 >= 1.9.1-5.1
  • libcares2-32bit >= 1.9.1-5.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4
  • libcares2 >= 1.9.1-9.4.1
  • libcares2-32bit >= 1.9.1-9.4.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5
  • libcares2 >= 1.9.1-9.4.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP2
  • c-ares-devel >= 1.15.0+20200117-3.5.1
  • libcares2 >= 1.15.0+20200117-3.5.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP3
  • c-ares-devel >= 1.17.0-3.11.1
  • libcares2 >= 1.17.0-3.11.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP1
  • c-ares-devel >= 1.14.0-1.17
  • libcares2 >= 1.14.0-1.17
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Web Scripting 12
  • nodejs4 >= 4.6.1-11.1
  • nodejs4-devel >= 4.6.1-11.1
  • nodejs4-docs >= 4.6.1-11.1
  • npm4 >= 4.6.1-11.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Web-Scripting-12-2016-1694
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4
  • libcares2 >= 1.7.4-7.9.1
Patchnames:
slessp4-libcares2-12921
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP1
  • libcares2 >= 1.9.1-5.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-1924
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2
  • libcares2 >= 1.9.1-5.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2016-1924
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3
  • libcares2 >= 1.9.1-5.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2
  • libcares2 >= 1.9.1-5.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2016-1924
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • libcares-devel >= 1.7.4-7.9.1
Patchnames:
sdksp4-libcares2-12921
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP1
  • libcares-devel >= 1.9.1-5.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2016-1924
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP2
  • libcares-devel >= 1.9.1-5.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP2-2016-1924
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3
  • libcares-devel >= 1.9.1-5.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP5
  • libcares-devel >= 1.9.1-9.4.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP1
  • libcares2-32bit >= 1.9.1-5.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP1-2016-1924
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP2
  • libcares2-32bit >= 1.9.1-5.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP2-2016-1924
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP3
  • libcares2-32bit >= 1.9.1-5.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP5
  • libcares2-32bit >= 1.9.1-9.4.1
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • libcares2 >= 1.14.0-lp150.1.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 15.0 GA libcares2-1.14.0-lp150.1.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • libcares-devel >= 1.12.0-1.1
  • libcares2 >= 1.12.0-1.1
  • libcares2-32bit >= 1.12.0-1.1
  • nodejs4 >= 4.7.0-1.1
  • nodejs4-devel >= 4.7.0-1.1
  • nodejs4-docs >= 4.7.0-1.1
  • npm4 >= 4.7.0-1.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA libcares-devel-1.12.0-1.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA nodejs4-4.7.0-1.1


First public cloud image revisions this CVE is fixed in:


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
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 libcares2 In progress
SUSE CaaS Platform 4.0 c-ares Already fixed
SUSE Enterprise Storage 4 nodejs4 Already fixed
SUSE Enterprise Storage 6 c-ares Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 libcares2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 libcares2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5 libcares2 In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 LTSS c-ares Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 LTSS c-ares Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP2 c-ares Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Web and Scripting 12 nodejs10 In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Web and Scripting 12 nodejs12 In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Web and Scripting 12 nodejs4 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Web and Scripting 12 nodejs6 In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service 11 SP3 libcares2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS libcares2 Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS libcares2 Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 libcares2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS libcares2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 LTSS libcares2 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 libcares2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 libcares2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 BCL libcares2 In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS ERICSSON libcares2 In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS SAP libcares2 In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 BCL libcares2 In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 ESPOS libcares2 In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 LTSS libcares2 In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 ESPOS libcares2 In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 LTSS libcares2 In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 libcares2 In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 LTSS c-ares Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 Business Critical Linux c-ares Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 LTSS c-ares Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server ESPOS 15 c-ares Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 libcares2 In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 libcares2 In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5 libcares2 In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 c-ares Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1 c-ares Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for the Raspberry Pi libcares2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 libcares2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 libcares2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP1 libcares2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 libcares2 In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP1 libcares2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP2 libcares2 Released
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0 c-ares Already fixed
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0 c-ares Already fixed
SUSE Manager Server 4.0 c-ares Already fixed
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 nodejs6 In progress
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 libcares2 In progress
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 libcares2 In progress
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 libcares2 In progress
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 nodejs6 In progress
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 9 libcares2 In progress
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 9 nodejs6 In progress
SUSE Studio Onsite nodejs Ignore