Upstream information

CVE-2017-15101 at MITRE

Description

A missing patch for a stack-based buffer overflow in findTable() was found in Red Hat version of liblouis before 2.5.4. An attacker could cause a denial of service condition or potentially even arbitrary code execution.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.5 7.2
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Network Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Partial Complete
Integrity Impact Partial Complete
Availability Impact Partial Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  SUSE
Base Score 7.8
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1067336 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • liblouis >= 1.7.0-1.3.6.1
  • liblouis0 >= 1.7.0-1.3.6.1
  • python-louis >= 1.7.0-1.3.6.1
Patchnames:
slessp4-liblouis-13350
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4
  • liblouis >= 1.7.0-1.3.6.1
  • liblouis0 >= 1.7.0-1.3.6.1
  • python-louis >= 1.7.0-1.3.6.1
Patchnames:
slessp4-liblouis-13350


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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 liblouis Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 liblouis Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2 liblouis Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP3 liblouis Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS liblouis Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 liblouis Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 liblouis Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 liblouis Not affected