Upstream information

CVE-2017-5950 at MITRE

Description

The SingleDocParser::HandleNode function in yaml-cpp (aka LibYaml-C++) 0.5.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack consumption and application crash) via a crafted YAML file.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 4.3 4.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Medium Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact Partial Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5.5
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1032144 [NEW]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2
  • libyaml-cpp0_5 >= 0.5.3-3.3.2
  • yaml-cpp >= 0.5.3-3.3.2
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2018-423
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3
  • libyaml-cpp0_5 >= 0.5.3-3.3.2
  • yaml-cpp >= 0.5.3-3.3.2
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-423
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15
  • libyaml-cpp0_6 >= 0.6.1-2.15
  • yaml-cpp-devel >= 0.6.1-2.15
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 GA libyaml-cpp0_6
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP2
  • libyaml-cpp0_5 >= 0.5.3-3.3.2
  • yaml-cpp >= 0.5.3-3.3.2
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP2-2018-423
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP3
  • libyaml-cpp0_5 >= 0.5.3-3.3.2
  • yaml-cpp >= 0.5.3-3.3.2
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP3-2018-423


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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 yaml-cpp Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 yaml-cpp Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP2 yaml-cpp Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP3 yaml-cpp Released