Upstream information

CVE-2017-1000061 at MITRE


xmlsec 1.2.23 and before is vulnerable to XML External Entity Expansion when parsing crafted input documents, resulting in possible information disclosure or denial of service

SUSE information

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

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5.8
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.1 6.5
Access Vector Local Network
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction Required None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High Low
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact High Low
CVSSv3 Version 3 3
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1010675 [RESOLVED], 1082267 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1118959 [RESOLVED / DUPLICATE]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 SP2 xmlsec1 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 xmlsec1 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 xmlsec1 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP2 xmlsec1 Not affected