Upstream information

CVE-2017-16611 at MITRE

Description

In libXfont before 1.5.4 and libXfont2 before 2.0.3, a local attacker can open (but not read) files on the system as root, triggering tape rewinds, watchdogs, or similar mechanisms that can be triggered by opening files.

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 2.1 2.1
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact Partial Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 5.5 3.3
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required Low Low
User Interaction None None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact High Low
CVSSv3 Version 3 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1050459 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5
  • libXfont2-2 >= 2.0.3-1.19
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP3
  • libXfont-devel >= 1.5.4-1.17
  • libXfont1 >= 1.5.4-1.17
  • libXfont2-2 >= 2.0.3-1.17
  • libXfont2-devel >= 2.0.3-1.17
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • libXfont2-2 >= 2.0.3-lp150.1.3
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 15.0 GA libXfont2-2


First public cloud image revisions this CVE is fixed in:


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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 libXfont Released
SUSE CaaS Platform 4.0 libXfont Already fixed
SUSE CaaS Platform 4.0 libXfont2 Already fixed
SUSE Enterprise Storage 5 libXfont Released
SUSE Enterprise Storage 6 libXfont Already fixed
SUSE Enterprise Storage 6 libXfont2 Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 libXfont Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 xorg-x11-libs Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 libXfont Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 xorg-x11-libs Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5 libXfont Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5 libXfont2 Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 LTSS libXfont Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 LTSS libXfont2 Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 LTSS libXfont Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 LTSS libXfont2 Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP2 libXfont Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP2 libXfont2 Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service 11 SP3 xorg-x11-libs Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service Image Server 12 libXfont Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS xorg-x11-libs Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 xorg-x11-libs Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS xorg-x11-libs Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 LTSS libXfont Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 LTSS xorg-x11-libs Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS libXfont Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS xorg-x11-libs Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 libXfont Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 xorg-x11-libs Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 BCL libXfont Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 ESPOS libXfont Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS libXfont Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS ERICSSON libXfont Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS SAP libXfont Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 libXfont Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 xorg-x11-libs Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 BCL libXfont Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 ESPOS libXfont Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 LTSS libXfont Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 ESPOS libXfont Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 ESPOS libXfont2 Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 LTSS libXfont Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 LTSS libXfont2 Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 libXfont Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 libXfont2 Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 LTSS libXfont Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 LTSS libXfont2 Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 Business Critical Linux libXfont Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 Business Critical Linux libXfont2 Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 LTSS libXfont Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 LTSS libXfont2 Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server ESPOS 15 libXfont Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server ESPOS 15 libXfont2 Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 libXfont Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 libXfont Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 xorg-x11-libs Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 libXfont Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 libXfont2 Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5 libXfont Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5 libXfont2 Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 libXfont Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 libXfont2 Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1 libXfont Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1 libXfont2 Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for the Raspberry Pi libXfont Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 xorg-x11-libs Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 libXfont Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 xorg-x11-libs Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3 libXfont Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3 xorg-x11-libs Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP5 libXfont Released
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0 libXfont Already fixed
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0 libXfont2 Already fixed
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0 libXfont Already fixed
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0 libXfont2 Already fixed
SUSE Manager Server 4.0 libXfont Already fixed
SUSE Manager Server 4.0 libXfont2 Already fixed
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 libXfont Released
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 libXfont Released
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 libXfont Released
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 libXfont2 Already fixed
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 libXfont Released
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 9 libXfont Released
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 9 libXfont2 Already fixed