Upstream information

CVE-2017-16931 at MITRE

Description

parser.c in libxml2 before 2.9.5 mishandles parameter-entity references because the NEXTL macro calls the xmlParserHandlePEReference function in the case of a '%' character in a DTD name.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  SUSE
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1039661 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1069433 [RESOLVED / DUPLICATE], 1069690 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
OpenStack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7.0 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 libxml2 In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP1 libxml2 In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 libxml2 In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 for Raspberry PI libxml2 Released