Upstream information

CVE-2016-9597 at MITRE

Description

It was found that Red Hat JBoss Core Services erratum RHSA-2016:2957 for CVE-2016-3705 did not actually include the fix for the issue found in libxml2, making it vulnerable to a Denial of Service attack due to a Stack Overflow. This is a regression CVE for the same issue as CVE-2016-3705.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Running

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 5 4.3
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Low Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact Partial Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1014873 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1017497 [NEW]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1
  • libxml2 >= 2.9.1-26.12.1
  • libxml2-2 >= 2.9.1-26.12.1
  • libxml2-2-32bit >= 2.9.1-26.12.1
  • libxml2-tools >= 2.9.1-26.12.1
  • python-libxml2 >= 2.9.1-26.12.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2017-833
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2
  • libxml2 >= 2.9.4-33.1
  • libxml2-2 >= 2.9.4-33.1
  • libxml2-2-32bit >= 2.9.4-33.1
  • libxml2-tools >= 2.9.4-33.1
  • python-libxml2 >= 2.9.4-33.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2017-192
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3
  • libxml2-2 >= 2.9.4-45.1
  • libxml2-2-32bit >= 2.9.4-45.1
  • libxml2-tools >= 2.9.4-45.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 GA libxml2-2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Containers 12
  • sles12-docker-image >= 1.1.4-20171002
  • sles12sp1-docker-image >= 1.0.7-20171002
  • sles12sp2-docker-image >= 1.0.2-20180821
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Containers-12-2017-1672
SUSE-SLE-Module-Containers-12-2017-1673
SUSE-SLE-Module-Containers-12-2018-1762
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1
  • libxml2 >= 2.9.1-26.12.1
  • libxml2-2 >= 2.9.1-26.12.1
  • libxml2-2-32bit >= 2.9.1-26.12.1
  • libxml2-doc >= 2.9.1-26.12.1
  • libxml2-tools >= 2.9.1-26.12.1
  • python-libxml2 >= 2.9.1-26.12.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2017-833
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2
  • libxml2 >= 2.9.4-33.1
  • libxml2-2 >= 2.9.4-33.1
  • libxml2-2-32bit >= 2.9.4-33.1
  • libxml2-doc >= 2.9.4-33.1
  • libxml2-tools >= 2.9.4-33.1
  • python-libxml2 >= 2.9.4-33.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2017-192
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3
  • libxml2-2 >= 2.9.4-45.1
  • libxml2-2-32bit >= 2.9.4-45.1
  • libxml2-doc >= 2.9.4-45.1
  • libxml2-tools >= 2.9.4-45.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 GA libxml2-2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2
  • libxml2 >= 2.9.4-33.1
  • libxml2-2 >= 2.9.4-33.1
  • libxml2-doc >= 2.9.4-33.1
  • libxml2-tools >= 2.9.4-33.1
  • python-libxml2 >= 2.9.4-33.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2017-192
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP1
  • libxml2 >= 2.9.1-26.12.1
  • libxml2-2 >= 2.9.1-26.12.1
  • libxml2-2-32bit >= 2.9.1-26.12.1
  • libxml2-doc >= 2.9.1-26.12.1
  • libxml2-tools >= 2.9.1-26.12.1
  • python-libxml2 >= 2.9.1-26.12.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2017-833
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2
  • libxml2 >= 2.9.4-33.1
  • libxml2-2 >= 2.9.4-33.1
  • libxml2-2-32bit >= 2.9.4-33.1
  • libxml2-doc >= 2.9.4-33.1
  • libxml2-tools >= 2.9.4-33.1
  • python-libxml2 >= 2.9.4-33.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2017-192
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP1
  • libxml2 >= 2.9.1-26.12.1
  • libxml2-devel >= 2.9.1-26.12.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2017-833
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP2
  • libxml2 >= 2.9.4-33.1
  • libxml2-devel >= 2.9.4-33.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP2-2017-192
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3
  • libxml2-devel >= 2.9.4-45.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3 GA libxml2-devel
openSUSE Leap 42.2
  • libxml2 >= 2.9.4-3.1
  • libxml2-2 >= 2.9.4-3.1
  • libxml2-2-32bit >= 2.9.4-3.1
  • libxml2-2-debuginfo >= 2.9.4-3.1
  • libxml2-2-debuginfo-32bit >= 2.9.4-3.1
  • libxml2-debugsource >= 2.9.4-3.1
  • libxml2-devel >= 2.9.4-3.1
  • libxml2-devel-32bit >= 2.9.4-3.1
  • libxml2-doc >= 2.9.4-3.1
  • libxml2-tools >= 2.9.4-3.1
  • libxml2-tools-debuginfo >= 2.9.4-3.1
  • python-libxml2 >= 2.9.4-3.1
  • python-libxml2-debuginfo >= 2.9.4-3.1
  • python-libxml2-debugsource >= 2.9.4-3.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2017-244
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • libxml2-2 >= 2.9.4-10.1
  • libxml2-2-32bit >= 2.9.4-10.1
  • libxml2-devel >= 2.9.4-10.1
  • libxml2-tools >= 2.9.4-10.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 42.3 GA libxml2-2


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 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 libxml2 In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP1 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 libxml2 In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 for Raspberry PI libxml2 Released