Upstream information

CVE-2017-12449 at MITRE

Description

The _bfd_vms_save_sized_string function in vms-misc.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.29 and earlier, allows remote attackers to cause an out of bounds heap read via a crafted vms file.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Ignore

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 6.8 2.1
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network Local
Access Complexity Medium Low
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Partial Partial
Integrity Impact Partial None
Availability Impact Partial None
CVSS v3 Scores
  SUSE
Base Score 4
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact Low
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1052515 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX], 1059785 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX]

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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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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
OpenStack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7.0 binutils Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 binutils Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA binutils Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 GA binutils Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 binutils Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP3 binutils Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 binutils Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS binutils Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS binutils Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS binutils Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 binutils Ignore