Upstream information

CVE-2016-9423 at MITRE

Description

An issue was discovered in the Tatsuya Kinoshita w3m fork before 0.5.3-31. Heap-based buffer overflow in w3m allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted HTML page.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Pending

This issue is currently rated as having moderate 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 8.8
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1011270 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1011293 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • w3m >= 0.5.3.git20161120-4.1
Patchnames:
slessp4-w3m-12875
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4
  • w3m >= 0.5.3.git20161120-4.1
Patchnames:
slessp4-w3m-12875


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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 w3m Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 w3m Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 w3m Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 w3m Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 w3m Affected