Upstream information

CVE-2017-16932 at MITRE

Description

parser.c in libxml2 before 2.9.5 does not prevent infinite recursion in parameter entities.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
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: 1069689 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1103099 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • libxml2 >= 2.7.6-0.77.10.1
  • libxml2-32bit >= 2.7.6-0.77.10.1
  • libxml2-doc >= 2.7.6-0.77.10.1
  • libxml2-python >= 2.7.6-0.77.10.1
  • libxml2-x86 >= 2.7.6-0.77.10.1
Patchnames:
slessp4-libxml2-13458
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4
  • libxml2 >= 2.7.6-0.77.10.1
  • libxml2-32bit >= 2.7.6-0.77.10.1
  • libxml2-doc >= 2.7.6-0.77.10.1
  • libxml2-python >= 2.7.6-0.77.10.1
  • libxml2-x86 >= 2.7.6-0.77.10.1
Patchnames:
slessp4-libxml2-13458
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • libxml2 >= 2.7.6-0.77.10.1
  • libxml2-devel >= 2.7.6-0.77.10.1
  • libxml2-devel-32bit >= 2.7.6-0.77.10.1
Patchnames:
sdksp4-libxml2-13458


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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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
CaaS Platform 2.0 libxml2 Not affected
OpenStack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7.0 libxml2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 libxml2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 libxml2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2 libxml2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP3 libxml2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS libxml2 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 libxml2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 libxml2 Not affected