Upstream information

CVE-2016-8686 at MITRE

Description

The bm_new function in bitmap.h in potrace 1.13 allows remote attackers to have unspecified impact via a crafted image, which triggers a memory allocation failure.

SUSE information

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

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.8
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
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:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1005026 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1005027 [RESOLVED / DUPLICATE]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15
  • libpotrace0 >= 1.15-3.19
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 GA libpotrace0
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • libpotrace0 >= 1.15-lp150.3.3
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 15.0 GA libpotrace0
openSUSE Leap 42.1
  • libpotrace0 >= 1.14-8.1
  • libpotrace0-debuginfo >= 1.14-8.1
  • potrace >= 1.14-8.1
  • potrace-debuginfo >= 1.14-8.1
  • potrace-debugsource >= 1.14-8.1
  • potrace-devel >= 1.14-8.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2017-319
openSUSE Leap 42.2
  • libpotrace0 >= 1.14-8.1
  • libpotrace0-debuginfo >= 1.14-8.1
  • potrace >= 1.14-8.1
  • potrace-debuginfo >= 1.14-8.1
  • potrace-debugsource >= 1.14-8.1
  • potrace-devel >= 1.14-8.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2017-319