Upstream information

CVE-2016-9888 at MITRE

Description

An error within the "tar_directory_for_file()" function (gsf-infile-tar.c) in GNOME Structured File Library before 1.14.41 can be exploited to trigger a Null pointer dereference and subsequently cause a crash via a crafted TAR file.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Running

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 4.3 5
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Medium Low
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact Partial Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5.5
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1014609 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 libgsf In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 libgsf In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 libgsf In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP1 libgsf In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2 libgsf In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP3 libgsf In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 libgsf Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 libgsf In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 libgsf In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 for Raspberry PI libgsf In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 libgsf In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP1 libgsf In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP2 libgsf In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP3 libgsf In progress